Major and minor information sessions

Department sessions

Want to learn more about a specific major or minor? Stuck between two (or more) choices for your major? Want to add a minor? Take this opportunity to talk with faculty and staff in each major department before you make your decision.
Every major department on the chart offers a minor, but there are additional interdisciplinary minors as well. Some of these have information sessions.

Major Date Time Location

Anthropology

Drop in or contact Jennifer Doucet for information.

Monday to Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

PAS 2012

Classical Studies

Contact Brigitte Schneebeli.
Information and brochures available in the department.

Monday to Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
ML 224

Economics

Additional advising office hours Tuesday, March 5 and Wednesday March 6, 2019.

Drop in to speak with an advisor to find out more about a variety of different Economics plans and specializations available to you.

Or contact Becky Moore for more information.

5:30 - 6:30 pm

HH 235

English

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Pizza will be provided!

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Build your own sundae!

Drop in to learn about English majors, minors (including the Technical Writing minor), and specializations.

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

1:30 - 3:30 pm

HH 373


HH 373

Fine Arts

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Join us for a pizza lunch and learn about the Fine Arts and Visual Culture majors, minors, and specializations

Or contact Brett Roberts (ECH 1206) or Bojana Videkanic directly.
12:00 - 1:00 pm

ECH 1219

French

Monday, March 4, 2019

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Drop in for information about French Teaching Specialization, our other majors, exchange programs, minor, and certificates. One-on-one advising available.

Or contact Valérie Dusaillant-Fernandes or Rachel Stevenson.

1:00 - 3:00 pm

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

ML 342

ML 342

Gender and Social Justice (formerly Women's Studies)

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Note: The Women's Studies plan changes to Gender and Social Justice, effective September 1, 2019.

12:00 - 1:00 pm HH 330

Germanic and Slavic Studies

Date & time TBD
Learn more about programs in Germanic & Slavic Studies, exchange opportunities, and how German can boost your career.

Contact Katja Czarnecki:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
9:30 am to 12:30 pm and 1:00 to 3:00 pm
(until April 30, 2018)

TBA TBA

History

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Drop in to the History Reading Room for information about History majors, minors, and specializations.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Drop in to the History Reading Room for information about History majors, minors, and specializations.
One-to-one advising available.

Or contact Natalie Brown March 4th to 15th, afternoons from 1:30 to 4:30 in HH 136.

12:00 - 1:30 pm



1:00 - 2:30 pm

HH 117



HH 117

Legal Studies

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Look for the orange balloons in the Sociology/Legal Studies corridor in the PAS building.

Drop in from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

PAS 2045


 

Medieval Studies

Contact Brigitte Schneebeli.

Information and brochures are available in the department.

Monday to Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
ML 224

Music

Contact Maisie Sum (Undergraduate Music Advisor).

Information and brochures are available in the Music Office, located in CGR 1103 (open Monday to Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm)

Drop in Wednesdays from
1:30 - 3:00 pm

CGUC 1102
(Conrad Grebel)

Peace and Conflict Studies

Contact Rachel Reist or drop in.

Monday to Friday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

CGUC 2103B
(Conrad Grebel)

Philosophy

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Drop in to the Philosophy Learning Common for information about Philosophy degree plans.

12:00 - 3:00 pm HH 330

Political Science

Thursday, March 7, 2019
Session includes information about International Studies Minor, International Trade Minor, and Public Policy and Administration Minor.

Or contact Julia Jones.

10:30 - 11:30 am

HH 341
(PSCI Lounge)

Psychology

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Thursday, March 14, 2019

10:30 - 11:50 am

2:30 - 3:50 pm

EV2 2002

PAS 2083

Religious Studies

Thursday, March 7, 2019
Pizza will be provided!

Or contact Alicia Batten.

12:00 - 2:00 pm PAS 1053

Sexuality Marriage and the Family

Contact SMF Advisor John Arnou with questions OR to set up an appointment to discuss the SMF major and options for specialization.

Drop in or book appointment

SH 1014A

Social Development Studies

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Or contact sds@uwaterloo.ca.

Drop in from
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

REN 1605

REN 1607

REN 1608

Sociology

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Look for the orange balloons in the Sociology/Legal Studies corridor in PAS.

Drop-in from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

PAS 2045

PAS 2064

Spanish and Latin American Studies

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

You are invited to see what Spanish & Latin American Studies has to offer you: majors, minors (including Cultural Identities), language learning, cultural awareness, study abroad programs, job opportunities, and more. Become a better global citizen!

Or email David Rozotto.

1:00 - 4:00 pm ML 320

Speech Communication

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Tea and snacks provided!

Drop in from
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
ML 234
Theatre and Perfomance

Contact Ceylan Enver.

Information and brochures available in thedepartment

Monday to Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
ML 233

Women's Studies – See Gender and Social Justice above.

     

 Minor Sessions

Minor Date Time Location
Applied Language Studies

Contact Julia Williams for more information or to book an appointment.

   
Cognitive Science

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Or contact Doreen Fraser.

12:00 - 1:00 pm HH 330
Cultural Identities

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

(Held with the Spanish and Latin American Studies information session.)

1:00 - 4:00 pm ML 320
Digital Arts Communication

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Tea and snack provided!

Or contact Shana MacDonald or Ceylan Turkeri for more information.

Note that DAC is available to Arts students only.

Drop in 10:30 am - 12:30 pm ML 234
East Asian Studies
 
Contact Jeff Wilson for more information or to book an appointment.    
Human Resources Management Contact for Karry Kwan more information or to book an appointment.  

PAS 3008

Islam, Studies in Contact Amir Al-Azraki for more information or to book an appointment.      
Italian Studies

Contact Kerry Lappin-Fortin for more information or to book an appointment.

519-884-8111, ext. 28278

  SH 2213
International Studies

International Trade

Public Policy and Administration

Tuesday, March 7, 2019

(Held with the Political Science information session.)

Or contact Julia Jones.

10:30 - 11:30 am HH 341
(PSCI Lounge)
Management Studies Contact Becky Moore for more information or drop in.

Monday to Friday
8:30 am  – 12:30 pm
1:00 – 4:00 pm

HH 213
Technical Writing

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Pizza will be provided!

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Build your own sundae!

(Held with the English information sessions.)

11:30 am - 1:30 pm
 

1:30 - 3:30 pm

HH 373


HH 373