Change of Major

Requirements by Major or Concentration

Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Science, Dietetics Concentration

Students must have the following before applying.

A minimum SJSU cumulative GPA of 3.0 with

  • “C” or better grade in Chem 1A and
  •  “C” or better grade in Nutrition course

Applications submitted in Spring are due by June 11th for the following Fall
semester and will be notified on June 28th; applications submitted in Fall are
due by January 10th for the following Spring semester and will be notified
on January 28th.
There is no guarantee of admissions to the Concentration in Dietetics


Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Science, Applied Nutrition and Food Sciences or Food Management Concentration

Change of Major applications can be submitted at anytime. You must have a minimum SJSU cumulative GPA of 2.5.

To apply, you must submit all of the following documents to Leah Olaivar, leah.olaivar@sjsu.edu:
1. Change of Major Form
2. “Unofficial SJSU Transcript”, (not “Grades” option version) including
“SJSU cum” column and most recent semester’s grades
3. If transfer student, submit unofficial transcripts from all previous colleges
4. A statement of purpose for applying to the particular major (concentration)


Bachelor of Science in Packaging

Change of Major applications can be submitted at anytime. You must have a minimum SJSU cumulative GPA of 2.5.

To apply, you must submit all of the following documents to Leah Olaivar, leah.olaivar@sjsu.edu:
1. Change of Major Form
2. “Unofficial SJSU Transcript”, (not “Grades” option version) including
“SJSU cum” column and most recent semester’s grades
3. If transfer student, submit unofficial transcripts from all previous colleges
4. A statement of purpose for applying to the particular major (concentration)