Apply to a Major

Please email your Change of Major Application and required supporting documents to science-advisingcenter@sjsu.edu by the application deadline: Dec. 1st (Spring) or May 1st (Fall).
 
Students interested in declaring a major in Biology, Chemistry, or Computer Science, should register to receive a Change of Major Informational Packet for the most up to date information on change of major requirements and application deadlines (links below). Students interested in Geology, Mathematics, Meteorology, or Physics must contact the Major Department (links below).
 

Change of Major Informational Packets

Biology

  • BA Biological Sciences
  • BS Ecology and Evolution
  • BS Marine Biology
  • BS Biological Sciences, Microbiology
  • BS Biological Sciences, Molecular Biology
  • BS Biological Sciences, Systems Physiology
    (Change of Major Application deadlines are on May 1st for the Fall semester and December 1st for the Spring semester)

Chemistry

  • BA Chemistry
  • BS Chemistry
  • BS Chemistry, Biochemistry
    (Change of Major Application deadlines are on May 1st for the Fall semester and December 1st for the Spring semester)

Computer Science

  • BS Computer Science
    (Change of Major Application deadlines are on May 1st for the Fall semester and December 1st for the Spring semester)

 

Major Departments

Geology

  • BA Earth Science
  • BS Geology
    (Change of Major Informational Packets are not available for Geology, please contact the Department if you are interested in declaring a major in Geology)

Mathematics

  • BA Mathematics
  • BA Mathematics, Preparation for Teaching
  • BS Applied Mathematics, Applied and Computational Mathematics
  • BS Applied Mathematics, Economics and Actuarial Science
  • BS Applied Mathematics, Statistics
    (Change of Major Informational Packets are not available for Math, please contact the Department if you are interested in declaring a major in Mathematics)

Meteorology

  • BS Meteorology
  • BS Meteorology, Climate Science
    (Change of Major Informational Packets are not available for Meteorology, please contact the Department if you are interested in declaring a major in Meteorology)

Physics

  • BA Physics
  • BA Physics, Preparation for Teaching
  • BS Physics
    (Change of Major Informational Packets are not available for Physics, please contact the Department if you are interested in declaring a major in Physics)