University Studies forms are available as Adobe Acrobat Reader (.pdf) files and/or Microsoft Word (.doc/docx) files. You can also pick up forms in the University Studies Office in Brandt 201.
To receive University Studies credit for a transfer course, to substitute a non-University Studies course taken at Southeast for a University Studies course, or to waive a University Studies course, students should use this form. The guidelines for waiver of UI 100 requirements for transfer students are shown below. Prior to completing the form, students should discuss their proposal with their academic advisor and read the instruction sheet at the end of the document carefully. After completing the form, students should obtain their advisor's signature and then submit the form to the Office of the Dean of the School of University Studies, MS 7915.
Veterans and currently serving military personnel with 20 or more years of qualifying
service, either Active or Reserve Component, are eligible to apply for senior seminar
credit based on their military service. To earn this credit, students must complete
a 4-5 page (1,000-1,500 words) reflective essay on their military career (typed, double-spaced,
use font: Times New Roman 11 or 12). Potential areas to discuss include:
• Motivation for beginning and continuing military service
• The relationship of the individual to the group
• Examples of leadership
• Experiences with diversity
• Engagement with military leaders, internal and external
• Personal growth
• The impact of overseas service
• Key educational experiences
• The development of communities within the military
For assistance with preparing your essay, please visit the Center for Writing Excellence, http://www.semo.edu/writing/.
For more information about the substitution process, please contact the Office of Military and Veteran Services, http://www.semo.edu/veterans/ or contact the Office of the Dean of the School of University Studies, http://www.semo.edu/ustudies/.
The student must request and receive advance permission for additional project-based efforts that relate their experience to University Studies.
Interdisciplinary Studies Major Plan of Study
To declare an interdisciplinary studies major, students fill out this form with their advisors’ assistance prior to completing 75 hours of coursework.
Interdisciplinary Studies Major Revision Form
To modify an approved interdisciplinary studies major, students fill out this form with their advisors’ assistance prior to the student's final semester.
Many students coming into Southeast Missouri State bring course credits from other colleges or universities; the transfer process can be confusing. This site provides information on being admitted, transferring courses in and getting started at Southeast.