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Quick Advice for Undeclared and New Majors - Justice Studies
If your transferable GPA is
|Your GPA||What you could do|
|3.4 or greater:||You already qualify to declare Forensic Science as a Major. Please contact Dr. Steven Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|3.0- 3.4:||We encourage you to continue taking courses toward the Forensic Science degree of your choice and apply to change your major in November 2010. Consider declaring JS, Biology or Chem as a minor depending on which program which you are declaring (For Forensic Biology Majors, you could declare Chem as a minor and for Forensic Chemistry Majors you could declare Biology as a minor).|
|2.5-3.0:||It will be difficult for you to declare a Forensic Science major, but you do have a chance. Continue taking the courses below. Consider declaring JS, Biology or Chemistry as a minor and have a good "Plan B" in mind.|
|Less than 2.5:||It is highly unlikely that you will be able to qualify to declare Forensic Science as a major. You'll need to work out a good alternative major, such as Biology or Chemistry and you may declare Justice Studies, Biology and/or Chem as a minor.|
Quick Overview of Process:
Complete the following prior to applying:
- STAT 95 (or equivalent)
- JS 10
- Complete the WST
Transferred undeclared and new major students are ranked from High to Low (based on GPA) to determine who will get a spot in the Forensic Science major.
Undeclared Upper-Division Transfer Student Info
If you applied to San Jose State University as an upper-division transfer Forensic Science student and selected Forensic Science as your major but were accepted as an undeclared major, please see the in-depth information available that will help you apply to our program while you continue your studies at San Jose State.
If you are interested in changing your major to Forensic Science, please also see the in-depth information available that will help you apply to our program while you continue your studies at San Jose State.
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