Frequently Asked Questions
Option/Plan is also commonly known as a ‘Major’. This consists of 13 courses from a specific field of study. Options in ACS are also known as your Table I or Professional Electives. There are 9 Options for you to choose in ACS.
No. Options are not mandatory.
It is recommended to choose an option in second year once you have become more familiar with the courses that are offered under each option. You may also choose an option in third or fourth year.
If you change your mind about the option you selected, you can always switch back into the General Option or choose another option. Keep in mind, if you choose another option you may have to go back and complete some of the required credits needed for that plan/option. If you are ever having any doubt and need to talk to someone, please contact the ACS Program Coordinator.
The credits under Table A/B will not be counted towards your History Option. Students who select a subject specific option are restricted to take liberal studies (Table A/B) in the same subject area (i.e. Philosophy Option students are restricted to select Philosophy courses under Table A and B)
You are not allowed to Major and Minor in the same field of Study (i.e. History Option and History Minor). 2. You are unable to Major in a subject specific option and enroll in Table A or B courses under the same subject area (i.e. English Option students are not allowed to enroll in ENG courses that fall under Table A or B).
A minor consists of 6-7 courses of a specific field of study. It your chance to explore a 2nd area of interest that can assist you with achieving a career goal such as Law School with Law Minor. Minors are also known as your Table II or Professionally-Related Electives. Please refer to TMU's Minor Page for more information.
Yes, you can complete a double minor if your advisement report allows it. Please consult with the Program Administrator if you are interested in completing a double minor.
No. Minors are not mandatory.
An Advisement Report is a report that you generate from your MyServiceHub account which indicates the courses you have taken in the past and determines what you have left to complete. It also divides your courses by the program tables (i.e. Table I, Table II, Table A, Table B).
Some Useful Tools
Learn how to access your advisement report to view all the courses that you have taken or are enrolled in as well as those courses needed in order for you to graduate.
Learn about Grades, GPA, and Academic Standings.
Why can't I register for my capstone course on MyServiceHub?
Capstone Courses require departmental consent therefore students are unable to add/enroll in any capstone course. Please visit the Capstone Page for more information. If you wish to be enrolled in ACS950 please download (PDF file) ACS950 Form.