AdvisingAdvising is an integral component of your degree. Here are the steps for advisement in Integrated Studies:


  1. Students interested should first visit our website and view the "Getting Started" video.
  2. After viewing the video, please complete and submit the Integrated Studies Inquiry Form.
  3. The Integrated Studies Office will schedule an appointment with Dr. Potts or Dr. Patterson within 2 business days.
  4. Students should switch their major to Pre-BIS: Integrated Studies after meeting with Dr. Potts or Dr. Patterson, should they choose to matriculate in Integrated Studies.
  5. Students must complete an application for acceptance into the program after completing 42 hours or one semester after switching to Pre-BIS. This application must be typed and submitted in Word format (either .doc or .docx) as an email attachment to Dr. Patterson.
  6. Application submission deadlines fall on the last business day of the month indicated:
  • Summer Semester: 05/31/2016
  • Fall Semester: 09/30/2016
  • Spring Semester: 02/24/2017


Every semester, you will meet with your adviser to select your classes for the next term.  Contact Dr. Patterson ( to schedule an appointment.