Declaring a Major

  1. Talk with an advisor about how current or completed credits will apply to different majors.
  2. Obtain a copy of the Plan Declaration Form.
  3. Take the form to the department of the major you would like to declare.
  4. Check your Student Center on SOLAR to verify that updates were made (allow several days).

Terminology

Major
The subject or field of study of specialization. For example, students planning to specialize in mathematics will major in this field. Students choosing to specialize in two subjects will have a double major.

Concentration
A concentration is a specialized focus within a major. With the exception of Applied Health Sciences and Business, concentrations are optional.

Minor
A field of secondary emphasis. The total number of units required in the minor field is less than that required for the major.

 

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