|Explore Your Options|
The first step in your decision making process is to EXPLORE. While you are earning your first fourteen hours of class credits,
you should schedule time to learn more about Augusta State University and yourself. Such a period of purposeful exploration
is fundamental to sound decision making. Take a broad approach to this information gathering section, keeping yourself open
to all possibilities and avoiding limiting yourself in this early stage.
After reviewing this section (orange), you should utilize the Semester Planning Calendars provided to help you plan your strategy. To help you begin, important ASU dates have been filled in. Try to schedule appointments early in the term and allow additional time to prepare for appointments. For a quick reference, use the 'Where to Find It' map included in this section for key locations and phone numbers.
As you discover more about Augusta State University, you should develop a clearer understanding of your educational options. You should begin building a working knowledge of the degrees offered, the curricula requirements, and how course work interrelates.
You should also investigate the various programs and services available to you. Many of these are designed to help you discover more about yourself - your interests, abilities, values, needs, preferences. Many provide the opportunity for you to build and practice important life skills, such as decision making, interpersonal relations, and working effectively in groups. Building self-awareness is an important first step in beginning your selection process.