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g. Cornell College alumni who wish to fulfill the requirements for an additional major after
         graduation must be accepted by the department (see procedure outlined above) and
         complete the necessary courses (there is no minimum number of credits that must be
         earned after graduation as long as the major requirements are met). Courses taken at
         another institution must be approved by the department in which the major will be
         granted. Financial aid may not be available, and students are advised to consult the
         Office of Financial Assistance before enrolling. During the last Block of attendance, the
         student must meet with the Registrar to confirm that all requirements are completed. At
         the conference, the student will request that the additional major be recorded on their
         transcript. Upon completion, the additional major along with the date of completion will
         be recorded on the student's transcript.

4. A minor is a coherent collection of courses numbering at least five, with at least two of them
    being at the 200-level or above. Cornell currently offers minors in American Politics &
    Public Policy, Anthropology, Applied Mathematics, Art History, Biology, Business,
    Chemistry, Civic Engagement, Classical Studies, Computer Science, English, Environmental
    Studies, French, Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, Geology, German Studies,
    History, International Relations & Comparative Government, Kinesiology, Latin American
    Studies, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Thought, Psychology, Religion,
    Russian, Sociology, Spanish, Studio Art, and Theatre.

5. When there is an overlap between courses required or accepted for a major in one
    department or program and a minor in another, at least two courses must be completed
    beyond the courses counted toward the major in order to earn the minor in the other
    department or program.

6. Some departments also offer suggestions under the heading "Concentration" for students
    who may not wish or have time to complete the faculty-approved major but who are
    interested in a particular area or career relevant to the departmental discipline. Unlike
    majors and minors, concentrations are informal combinations of courses and are not
    recognized officially by the College. Candidates for the B.S.S. degree who do not choose to
    have an official major may call their individually designed program of specialization a

Assessment of Student Experiences

An essential aspect of the mission of Cornell College is the evaluation of student experiences,
perceptions, and academic achievement. Each student will be expected to participate in College
and departmental assessment activities such as surveys, focus groups, tests, and personal
interviews. Students will be asked to participate beginning with matriculation and continuing
through graduation. Student involvement in these assessment activities will assist Cornell in
providing current and future students with high-quality, satisfying experiences in keeping with
the mission of the College.

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