Major, Minor, and Transfer Credit Advisors are all faculty advisors who represent their respective academic departments or disciplines and are intimately familiar with specific major, minor, or transfer credit related requirements. Typically, they have the most current knowledge of discipline-specific course offerings, curricular sequence, independent study projects, research and internships, professional organizations, current trends, graduate schools, and careers related to the field. We strongly recommend that students communicate frequently with major and minor advisors, even prior to declaring a major or minor, so they can make informed decisions. After declaring a major or minor, students should meet with their major and minor advisors each semester. Transfer Credit Advisors have a more specific role in determining Rice equivalent credit for courses taken elsewhere, and they often ask for course descriptions, syllabi, and other materials to make such determinations.