Changing your Major

How to Change your Major

The SGPP Change of Major form is open. This form will close Wednesday, August 30th at 12 pm. This form will reopen after priority registration is complete in November 2017, exact date TDA.

Students who wish to declare a major in Law, Criminal Justice Studies, Political Science, or Public Management and Policy should complete the following steps:  

  1. View online information session
  2. Submit online change of major form at end of information session. 

Please note: Students who have completed at least 60 units with a declared major in Criminal Justice Studies, Political Science or Public Management and Policy will be charged a $450 program fee per semester (spring and fall) until they graduate. Law majors will be charged a $900 program fee per semester (spring and fall) until they graduate. 

Until you are declared into the major, and if there are seats available, you may only take the courses from the following list:*

  • SBS/POL/PA/SOC 200 (Introduction to Statistics for the Social Sciences)
  • POL 204
  • POL 203
  • POL 202
  • POL 201

*Please consult with our academic advisors to determine which courses are applicable to your degree program. You may access their information and scheduling info here