Major Change Department Requirements

Did you know that you must now apply to change your major?

Due to impaction, departments have requirements you must meet in order to declare their major. Below find a list of links to college and department webpages containing their admission requirements. If the major you wish to apply to is not listed below, please contact the major's department office to learn more about their requirements.

NOTE: Only websites that include sjsu.edu are official websites. Websites ending in .com or .org are not official university websites.

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Applied Sciences and Arts

Business

Education

Engineering

Humanities and the Arts - See the department for current criteria

Science

  • Chemistry - No additional criteria. Departmental approval.
  • Geology - No additional criteria. Departmental approval.
  • Math - 1) A C- or better in Calculus I (Math 30 or Math 30P) or AP credit for Calculus I; 2) A C- or better in Discrete Math (Math 42); 3) A 2.0 GPA or higher in all mathematics courses taken, Precalculus (Math 19) and above.
  • Meteorology - No additional criteria. Departmental approval.
  • Physics - No additional criteria. Departmental approval.

Social Sciences