Academic and Career Advising

Academic Advising

Whether you’re an incoming freshman, a senior about to graduate with your college degree, or a new transfer student, your Wright State University academic advisor will help you define and achieve your academic goals. Academic advisors will:

  • Assist with exploring majors
  • Explain degree requirements and planning
  • Direct you to university resources

Centralized advising at Wright State helps you move smoothly into a degree program that fits your interests while pairing you with advisors who understand your potential career path and help you stay on track for graduation.

Undergraduate Academic Advising

Academic advisors are here to help you with major exploration, degree requirements, and university resources.

280 Joshi Research Center
(937) 775-5272
cecs-advisors@wright.edu


Klodi Abazi, M.Ed.
Advising Appointments: (937) 775-5272
280H Joshi Research Center
klodi.abazi@wright.edu


Brandi Banks, M.S.
Advising Appointments: (937) 775-5272
280 Joshi Research Center
brandi.banks@wright.edu


Mary Hutcheson, M.S.
Advising Appointments: (937) 775-5272
280 Joshi Research Center
Fax: (937) 775-5009
mary.hutcheson@wright.edu

Courtney J. Tygret, M.A.
Advising Appointments: (937) 775-5272
280 Joshi Research Center
courtney.tygret@wright.edu

Ann Wright, M.Ed.
Advising Appointments: (937) 775-5272
280 Joshi Research Center
Fax: (937) 775-5009
ann.wright@wright.edu

Student currently advised in their home department should contact them directly.

Graduate Advising

Graduate students are encouraged to contact their department for advising information.

CECS Major Admission Requirements

Requirements for All Students

All CECS major programs require that students meet the following specifications:

  • Completion of 24 or more semester hours of college-level work
  • 2.25 cumulative GPA at Wright State and in all academic work
  • C or higher in: ENG 1100 (or any Wright State Core first-year writing course)
  • The major-specific requirements listed below

Major-Specific Requirements

Biomedical Engineering

C or higher in:

  • CHM 1210/1210L or PHY 2400/2400L
  • EGR 1010 or MTH 2300

Computer Engineering

C or higher in

  • CS 1180 or CS 1160/1161
  • CS 1181
  • MTH 2570 or CS 2200

Computer Science

C or higher in:

  • CS 1180 or CS 1160/1161
  • CS 1181
  • MTH 2570 or CS 2200

Electrical Engineering

C or higher in:

  • PHY 2400/2400L
  • MTH 2300

Industrial and Systems Engineering

C or higher in:

  • CHM 1210/1210L or PHY 2400/2400L
  • EGR 1010 or MTH 2300

Mechanical Engineering

C or higher in:

  • ME 1020
  • CHM 1210/1210L
  • PHY 2400/2400L
  • EGR 1010 or MTH 2300

Minimum 2.25 cumulative GPA in non-elective courses explicitly listed in the program of study

Material Science and Engineering

C or higher in:

  • ME 1020
  • CHM 1210/1210L
  • PHY 2400/2400L
  • EGR 1010 or MTH 2300

Minimum 2.25 cumulative GPA in non-elective courses explicitly listed in the program of study


Co-Enrollment Form for International Students

Sponsored international students from Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, and Saudi Arabia who are planning to co-enroll in another institution must obtain prior permission from their academic advisor. Please, fill out the CECS Co-Enrollment Verification form and submit it to your advisor for approval. 

Co-enrollment Verification Form (PDF)


Letter Request (PDF)


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