The University requires all undergraduate students to declare a major by the time they have earned a total of 45 credit hours. Students who have not completed the prerequisites necessary to declare a major must declare a pre-major.
How to Declare a Pre-Major
Students may declare a pre-major by submitting the Pre-Major form to Enrollment Services (D 101).
How to Declare a Major
The Declaration or Change of Major/Minor form must be completed to declare your major/minor, or should you wish to change your major/minor. The procedure is as follows:
- Obtain form from the dean's or department office, or from Academic Advising.
- You should complete the form and present it to the department of your intended major/minor.
- If you are declaring a major in the College of Business and Management or the College of Education, you must obtain approval by the department chair and your former academic/University advisor. Once the form has been signed off on, submit the form to Enrollment Services (D 101) so that your academic record can be updated.
- If you are declaring a major/minor in the College of Arts and Sciences, you may submit the form to a representative in the department office who will assign you to an academic advisor. No other signatures are required. You can then submit the form to Enrollment Services (D 101) so that your academic record can be updated.
In most cases you may follow this procedure at any time throughout the school year. Please check with the major department for any specific deadlines that may exist.