Internal Applicants


A formal admission review is required for co-major, transfer, concurrent degree, and PhD track requests. The same admission standards used for external applicants will be used for internal applicants. The following must be submitted:

  • A nomination letter from a current SUSAG faculty member who is willing to be your co-major professor 
  • A statement of purpose describing interest in the major and planned research
  • An unofficial copy of ISU transcript
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation*
  • Graduate student request form

All materials should be sent in a single email and as PDF files to The nominating faculty member must submit their nomination using the internal applicant nomination form.

A copy of the student's original ISU graduate application may be obtained for review by the Admissions Committee.

*Letters of recommendation are optional for co-majors and PhD track requests.