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Add or Change an Academic Program

Add or Change an Academic Program


Overview of how to add or change an academic program

Choosing an Academic Program

You can view the list of academic programs offered at A-B Tech by going to abtech.edu/academicprograms.

An online tool called "Career Coach" is available to help you explore your academic and career goals.

Career Counseling is offered at no charge to current curriculum students and new students who have completed the enrollment process and plan to enroll in the upcoming semester. For more information, see abtech.edu/careers

How to Add/Change a Program

Before selecting a major/program of study, students must first apply to A-B Tech and complete any necessary placement requirements for the program. You can add or change most academic programs (declare or change your major) in WebAdvisor. Step-by-step instructions for selecting a program online in WebAdvisor are available on our website.

If you're unable to select a program online in WebAdvisor, you may also select your program by meeting with a College Entry Advisor in the Bailey Student Services Building. Advisors meet with students on a walk-in basis, or appointments can be scheduled by emailing generaladvising@abtech.edu.

If you wish to enter a Transfer Program (A.A., A.S., A.E., or A.F.A.), you'll need to meet with a College Entry Advisor first to be placed in the program.

When You May Add/Change a Program

"Unclassified" students (students not in a program of study) may be placed in a program at any time, either before or after a term has begun, as long as the necessary enrollment/placement requirements have been met. When adding a program for a current term after the term has already begun, Unclassified students must meet with a College Entry Advisor in the Bailey Student Services Building.

"Classified" students (students currently enrolled in a program of study) can only be placed into a new program for the next term; Classified students cannot change or add a program for a current term that has already begun.

Financial Aid

If you're selecting a program for financial aid purposes, you should also email the Financial Aid Office at financialaidoffice@abtech.edu to let them know you have selected a program.


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