Declared primary majors will have priority enrolling in some of the major classes (see notes in Albert for details). Priority registration does not apply to second majors.
Deadline for Declaring or Changing a Major
5 pm, Friday, April 8 (Shanghai Time)
Graduating seniors (Spring and Summer): 5 pm, Friday, February 11 (Shanghai time). Request(s) submitted after this deadline will be denied.
If your request is submitted before the deadline above, the Office of the Registrar will post your major at least one day before the registration starts (see registration dates on the academic calendar).
Primary Major Declaration
- Students must have a final grade of C, or currently enrolled in a designated prerequisite course for the major (see major websites for the prerequisite course).
- Students may declare a major when completed or enrolled in at least 32 credits, and a major should be declared prior to completion of 64 credits.
Secondary Major Declaration
- Students need to successfully complete more than half of the courses required for the primary and secondary majors.
- Students should present their four-year plan that demonstrates they can complete all degree requirements to their academic advisor for review.
Change a Major
Seniors who have earned over 100 credit hours in a major cannot change their majors. For questions about changing a major, students may discuss with their advisor.