The procedure for changing or declaring your major is the same; simply visit your new major department’s office, and the staff will assist you in completing a Change of Major Petition in order to make your choice official.
If you are in junior standing (completed 90 or more units) and hope to change your major, first verify that you can complete your new major within the 200 unit limitations. An academic advisor in the College Advising Office can help you examine your options and help you stay on track for graduation.
Situations Requiring Additional Petitions
You also may be asked to complete an additional petition if:
Some majors require auditions, placement exams, or specific courses and a minimum grade-point average to determine whether or not students are qualified to pursue that major. To learn more about special admission requirements, visit the General Catalog and review the "major sheet" for your desired department.
For special admission requirements to the Interdisciplinary Studies major, consult the information available here.
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