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Program Advising Group Session

Pima offers a variety of Program Advising Group Sessions designed to help you be successful. These allow you to connect with your Program Advisor, meet other students in your major and learn how to navigate the Pima student systems. Click on the link for your program and register for the session that best fits your needs. 

3 Best Reasons to Go

Prepare for Your First Semester

For students new to Pima who have completed a New Student Orientation and taken their placements tests or utilized multiple measures.

  • Meet with your Program Advisor to discuss your program.
  • Learn how to use PimaConnect and the degree plan tracker (MyDegreePlan). 

Plan Your Next Semester:

For any current or returning student.

Work with your Program Advisor to 

  • create a semester schedule.
  • start the registration process. 

Program Specific Events

For all students. 

Learn about special topics or opportunities centered around your program or major. Topics may include 

  • transfer university visits
  • scholarship workshops
  • employer fairs
  • career/industry guest speakers. 

Find advising sessions for your program

If your program is not listed below, please reach out to a student services center or your program department for more details. 

Undecided Students

Undecided Students Program Advising Sessions

Applied Technology

Programs: Automated Industrial Technology, Automotive Technology, Aviation Technology, Building and Construction Technology, Computer Aided Design, Energy Technology, Machine Tool Technology, and Welding and Fabrication

Applied Technology Program Advising Sessions

Art, Performance, and Design

Programs: Fine Arts (Music, Theater, and Visual Arts), Digital Arts, Digital & Film Arts and Digital & Film Arts: Animation, Digital Game & Simulation, and Fashion Design

Art, Performance and Design Program Advising Sessions


Programs: Accounting, Business Administration, Applied Business Degrees, Hotel & Restaurant Management, and Paralegal

Business Program Advising Sessions

Programs: Business Administration, Applied Business Degrees, & Logistics only 

Business (Bus Admin, Applied Business, Logistics only) Program Advising Sessions


Programs: Communication, Creative Writing, English, Journalism, New Media Studies,  and ASL-Interpreting interest, Spanish Translation and Interpretation, Intensive Academic English (ESL), English Teacher interest, Literature 

Please connect with your assigned Program Advisor for information about course selection. 

Spanish Translation and Interpretation Studies please email: 

Computer Information Technology

Programs: Computer Programming and Systems Administration/Networking (Computer Science may want to attend Sciences, Engineering & Math sessions) 

Computer Information Technology Program Advising Sessions

Early Childhood & Education

Programs: Early Childhood and Education

Please contact the Early Childhood & Education representative to schedule an appointment or register for an advising session:

Donna Cohn, M.Ed

Health Related Professions

Programs: Clinical Research Coordinator, Dental Studies, Health Information Technology, Medical Laboratory Technician, Pharmacy Technology, Radiologic Technology, Respiratory Care, Surgical Technology, Therapeutic Massage & Veterinary Technician          

Health Related Professions Program Advising Sessions

Liberal Arts

Programs: Pre-Architecture, Pre-Law, Pre-Public Health, and other programs intended for transfer that are not included in other sessions 

Please connect with your assigned Program Advisor for information about course selection.


Programs: online options for Liberal Arts, Accounting: Bookkeeping, Business, Health Information Technology, Human Resources, and referrals to Education

PimaOnline Program Advising Sessions


Programs: Associate of Applied Science in Nursing (RN) and Bachelor of Science (CEP) in Nursing

Pre-Nursing Program Advising Sessions

Science, Engineering, Mathematics, and Fitness & Sports Sciences

Programs: Associate of Science including Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Astronomy, Physiology, etc.; Mathematics, Fitness & Sports Sciences

Science, Engineering, Math & Fitness Program Advising Sessions

Social Sciences

Programs: Anthropology; Archaeology; History; Political Science; Psychology (19/20 and older catalogs only for 20/21 catalog and newer should attend Liberal Arts Group Advising Sessions) ; Social Services; Ethnic, Gender, & Transborder Studies; and Sociology

Social Sciences Program Advising Sessions


Programs: Administration of Justice, Law Enforcement Academy, Fire Science, EMT, Paramedicine 

Workforce Program Advising Sessions

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