How to Declare or Change a Major (Undergraduates)
If you're an undergraduate and you want to declare or change your major, follow the steps below.
Facts about undergraduate majors:
- Major requirements include both lower-division and upper-division courses. The requirements are determined by departments and programs, and will include at least 12 upper-division courses (48 units).
- You must declare a major before you complete 90 units.
Warning: If you don't declare a major by the time you complete 90 units, you won't be allowed to enroll in additional classes.
- Select your major.
- Complete the Undergraduate Declaration or Change of Major using the Major/Minor tool.
- Allow 3 to 5 business days if your major requires department approval.
If you have questions, contact the appropriate resource:
International Student Office
, (858) 534-3730 once your change in major has been approved.