Advisement Questions Answered

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Where should I go for advice?

Usually the best place to start getting advice is with your faculty mentor.  Most students who declared an English major after the summer of 2015 have been assigned a mentor.  If you don’t have a mentor you can either contact Dr. Dennis Cutchins dennis_cutchins@byu.edu and request a mentor, or simply schedule an appointment with a trusted professor and ask them if they’ll serve as your mentor.

How do I declare an English major (or minor)?

Visit the College of Humanities Advisement and Career Center.  It’s located in room 1175 of the JFSB.  You can schedule an appointment by calling 422-4789 or simply drop in.

Who can answer questions about GE requirements?

Visit the College of Humanities Advisement and Career Center.  It’s located in room 1175 of the JFSB.  You can schedule an appointment by calling 422-4789 or simply drop in.

How do I get transfer credit (including AP and IB classes) approved?

Start by making an appointment to visit with Tessa Hauglid tessa_hauglid@byu.edu in the English Department office (4198 JFSB).  She may send you to the College of Humanities Advisement and Career Center.  It’s located in room 1175 of the JFSB.  You can schedule an appointment by calling 422-4789 or simply drop in.

Who can help me plan my future career?

Visit the College of Humanities Advisement and Career Center.  It’s located in room 1175 of the JFSB.  You can schedule an appointment by calling 422-4789 or simply drop in.  You can also visit the University Career Center (2400 WSC, 422-6535).  Ask for Candilyn Newell, the counselor who specializes in English majors.  Her email is candilyn_newell@byu.edu.

Whom do I contact to complete an AIP?

Start by completing your portion of the University’s online form found at aip.byu.edu.  Then make an appointment with Dr. John Bennion john_bennion@byu.edu.  He can help you complete the process and schedule follow-up visits.