Advising and Transfer Credit Evaluation

Advising

Cecilia Johnson and MaryKatherine Ramsey provide advising services for all students in the Department of English. Cecilia and MaryKatherine are available to help students (a) understand the general education and English major requirements and think about possible double majors and minors; (b) schedule classes; (c) learn about the department's Medical Humanities, Professional Writing, Creative Writing, English, Popular Culture Studies, and Critical and Cultural Theory minors; (d) complete curriculum and registration petitions; (e) explore study abroad and scholarship opportunities; (f) locate a faculty mentor with whom to write a senior thesis; (g) work through academic and personal issues; and (h) apply to graduate.

Cecilia serves as the primary advisor for students with last names A - L. MaryKatherine serves those students with last names M - Z. 

MAKE AN APPOINTMENT
​Call the English front desk at 614-292-6065 to schedule an advising appointment, or stop by the desk in 421 Denney. 

DAILY DROP-IN HOURS
Student are welcome to bring quick questions and urgent concerns to the advising team during daily drop-in hours. Students interested in declaring a minor are also encouraged to visit during drop-in hours. 
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 9:30 – 11 a.m.
Tuesdays and Fridays, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Transfer Credit

If you have transfer credits that need further evaluation, please email Undergraduate Studies Program Manager Pablo Tanguay at tanguay.1@osu.edu. Your email should contain your Ohio State email address (name.#@osu.edu) and a list of the courses that you would like to have evaluated along with the names of the institutions where you completed these courses. If you have course descriptions or syllabi, include those as well. 

The department evaluates first- and second-level writing courses only if those courses were completed in one of the following countries: the United States, Australia, Belize, Canada (except Quebec), Ireland, New Zealand, Liberia, the United Kingdom (England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland), and The Commonwealth Caribbean. Writing courses completed in other countries cannot be evaluated for transfer credit.

In the same manner, the department also evaluates literature credit only if those courses were completed in one of the following countries: the United States, Australia, Belize, Canada (except Quebec), Ireland, New Zealand, Liberia, the United Kingdom (England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland), and The Commonwealth Caribbean. Literature courses completed in other countries cannot be evaluated for GE-eligible transfer credit.

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