Art and Materials Conservation

Who evaluates transfer courses?
The Chair of the Science and Mathematics Department, with consul from the Art and Materials Conservation Coordinator, makes the final determination on course transfers decisions. Students should initially contact the Art and Materials Conservation Coordinator to begin the evaluation process.

Art and Materials Conservation Coordinator:
Dr. Michael Welsh
623 S Wabash, Suite 500-K
312-369-7534
mwelsh@colum.edu

Student asked to bring:
Students must provide the Art and Materials Conservation Coordinator with a transcript and a course syllabus for each course under consideration. It is the student’s responsibility to secure a copy of the syllabus from their previous institution. The Coordinator will review this information in a meeting with the student and forward all relevant documentation to the Chair of the Science and Mathematics Department. Out of town students can provide the information by mail or fax and faculty can respond by phone, letter, or e-mail.

Timeline:
The Chair of the Science and Mathematics Department will typically respond within 14 business days to the student's request. Chair will record their evaluation on a Course Equivalency, Substitution, and Waiver Form. 

Student will receive:
Students are notified via their Columbia email account when an equivalency towards the major is approved.