How to Apply

Graduate Admission Application Instructions

The instructions for applying to the Masters degree program are below. Please be sure to read carefully and complete all of the components.

Instructions for applying to the MA degree program

If you have any additional questions, please thoroughly read through our FAQ Page at prior to calling the department office.

Undergraduate Admission Application Instructions

To become a CDS Major, make an appointment with the CDS Undergraduate Advisor. Bring any official or unofficial transcript(s) from all your prior colleges and universities and a Change of Major form. If you meet the GPA requirement, the advisor will submit the Change of Major form to the Department Chair for signature. The current CDS Advisor is Professor Marcella McCollum,; Sweeney Hall 438, 924-3151.