Primary Advising Information
(MANDATORY) Primary Advising is required for:
All New-First-Time-in-College students---this includes students who were previously enrolled at dual credit students
Students have two methods to complete primary advising -- follow the method for your declared major pathway (program of study).
METHOD “A” FOR PRIMARY ADVISING
- Students in an Associate of Arts (AA) transfer major pathway
- Students interested in pursuing one of WCJC’s Allied Health programs but haven’t been accepted into the program
THESE STUDENTS SHOULD CONSULT WITH AN ACADEMIC ADVISOR FOR PRIMARY ADVISING.
Academic Advisors are available on the Sugar Land, Richmond, Wharton Campuses and in the online environment chat rooms. Please go to the Academic Advising Page to see the hours of operation for each campus, the advising staff and the link to online academic advising.
METHOD “B” FOR PRIMARY ADVISING
- Students in an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) major pathway
- Students in a Certificate pathway
THESE STUDENTS SHOULD CONSULT WITH THE PROGRAM DIRECTOR OR DIVISION SECRETARY FOR PRIMARY ADVISING
Arrange your primary advising session with the program director or division secretary to go over program specific information. See the listings below for Division contact information.
*ADDITIONAL PROGRAM APPLICATIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL PROGRAMS
Health Information Technology, Human Services, and Vocational Nursing—ONLY! Pre-Allied Health see Method “A”
Business and Office Administration, Computer Science, Early Childhood Development, Electronics Engineering Technology, Engineering Design, Paralegal Studies
*ADDITIONAL PROGRAM APPLICATIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR COSMETOLOGY, EMS, AND POLICE ACADEMY PROGRAMS
Air Conditioning/Heating/Refrigeration/Electrical Technology, Automotive Technology, Cosmetology, Emergency Medical Services, Nuclear Power Technology, Manufacturing Technology, Police Academy, Process Technology, Welding
*Program applications can be found on the WCJC website. Go the Program webpage. Then click on a specific program link. Program applications are available on the left side navigation.