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Incoming Freshman

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  • Apply to the University of Oklahoma
  • Submit additional material (official transcripts, SAT/ACT scores, etc.) to:

    University of Oklahoma
    Office of Admissions
    1000 Asp Ave Room 127
    Norman OK 73019-4076

Getting Admitted to AGS

Step 1:

In addition to the requirements you met to be admitted to OU, you must also meet requirements for admission to A&GS.  These requirements are:

  • Successful completion of at least 24 semester credit hours of college credit
  • A minimum 2.25 retention grade point average
  • A declared major in Environmental Sustainability, Geography, Geographic Information Science, or Meteorology.

You will be advised in University College through the spring semester of your freshman year.  After the successful completion of your freshman year, your academic records will be transferred to the College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences, provided you meet the requirements listed above.

Until these requirements are met, you will be a student in University College, which is not a degree-granting college.  Incoming transfer students with at least 24 semester credit hours earned and a minimum 2.50 retention grade point average will be directly admitted to the College of Atmospheric & Geographic Sciences.

Step 2:

Once you are fully admitted to A&GS, you will be assigned a faculty advisor for semester-to-semester advising.  The College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences believes that faculty members are best qualified to provide curricular, professional and career advisement.  All students are advised prior to enrollment each semester.  You will receive an e-mail during your first semester in A&GS informing you of your faculty advisor.  Please note that advising in the College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences is mandatory.  Your faculty advisor will advise you into appropriate classes for the upcoming semester, lift your advising flag and provide any Overrides (special permission to enroll in a class) you might need to enroll in specific A&GS major classes.

Step 3:

Before each enrollment period, review your academic record on Degree Navigator (degree.ou.edu) to determine which courses you plan to take in the upcoming academic term. Check on course dates and times on the enrollment system through ozone.ou.edu.

Then schedule an appointment with your faculty advisor. Please make every effort to attend this meeting, as rescheduling is difficult during the busy advising season. The College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences uses online record keeping through Degree Navigator, so you will not need to pick up a paper file before your appointment.