Discover Your “Major” Potential at Westmont College
How can I get started on my major now?
If you are already developing an interest in a particular discipline enroll in a course that will also earn you major credit.
Most departments at Westmont College have provided a sample plan outlining how four years in each discipline might look. These sample plans will be useful to you in selecting your first semester classes. Keep in mind that these are sample plans. Not every student will complete the major in the same way.
- View each major and minor requirement in the Westmont College Catalog
If you are currently unsure of your major, don't worry. The general education requirements are designed to cross disciplines so that you can experience different aspects of Westmont's academic offerings. If you start by focusing on GE requirements, it will help you to discover what major might interest you.
Staying in Good Standing at Westmont College
To remain in good standing, a student must maintain a cumulative grade point average (G.P.A) of 2.0 in courses taken at Westmont and on Westmont off-campus programs.
In your first semester at Westmont College, take advantage of the academic resources available to you. Some examples are:
- Your academic advisor
- Your instructors (office hours!)
- Writer’s Corner
- Student Life Office
- Career Development & Calling
- Disability Services
- Health/Counseling Center
- Campus Pastor’s Office
- The Successful Scholar's Seminar