Declaration of Major or Minor

Undergraduate Students

Declaration of Major

Students can declare a major at any time. However, a student with 60+ earned credits declaring a major with 50+ credits should meet with the relevant academic advisor prior to submitting the paperwork. Changes to majors are not recommended for students with 90+ credits. Please see the details for specific majors to learn more.

Changing from One Undergraduate Major to Another

Students who wish to change from one undergraduate major to another must fill out an Area of Study Declaration form (available under Student Forms on MyNaropa). The student's current major advisor must sign this form. Completed forms must be submitted to the Student Administrative Services Office. This process must be completed at least one full semester before degree completion.

Changing from an Undergraduate to a Certificate Program

Students who wish to change from an undergraduate degree program to a certificate program must fill out an Area of Study Delcaration form (available under Student Forms on MyNaropa). The student's current advisor must sign this form. Completed forms must be submitted to the Student Administrative Services Office at least one full semester before degree completion to ensure all requirements are met.

Declaration of Minor or Concentration

Minors and concentrations are declared using the Area of Study Declaration form that must be submitted to Student Administrative Services. Students should see program sections and their advisor for details on available minors and concentrations. 

Graduate Students

Graduate students who wish to change their major or emphasis must fill out an Area of Study Declaration form (available under Student Forms on MyNaropa).

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