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Changing Majors



Non-degree seeking students must apply via Admission Services to change or declare a major.

Student-athletes must see a student-athlete advisor to change or declare their major.

COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES:
Students who have earned less than 30 credit hours and who wish to change to a major and/or degree offered through the College of Arts & Sciences should see an advisor in University Advisement, first floor (west wing), Sid Richardson Building.

Students who have earned 30 or more credit hours and who wish to change to a major and/or degree offered through the College of Arts & Sciences should access the DATA FORM here or on the web using the links: Academics, College of Arts & Sciences, and Forms for Current Students.  (NOTE: Submitting this form does not immediately change the degree/major/minor but sends a request for changes.  The requested changes are then processed by staff in the Degree Certification Office.) 

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS:
Students who have earned less than 30 credit hours and who wish to change to a major offered through the School of Business should see an advisor in University Advisement, first floor (west wing), Sid Richardson Building.

Students who have earned 30 or more credit hours and who wish to change to a major offered through the School of Business should go to Undergraduate Programs and Advising in Room 106, Hankamer School of Business.

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION:
Students who wish to change to a major offered through the School of Education should email one of the advisors in the School of Education Advising Office (Rooms 113-116, Marrs McLean Science Building).

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING & COMPUTER SCIENCE:
Students who wish to change to a mechanical engineering major should go to the Mechanical Engineering Department, 200 Rogers, and see Minnie Simcik. Students who wish to change to electrical and computer engineering should see Linda Kerr, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, 304A Rogers.  Any student wishing to declare a general engineering major should see either Ms. Simcik or Ms. Kerr.

Students who wish to change to a pre-engineering major should see Ms. Ida Jamshidi, East Village, Teal Hall, Suite 104-B.

Students who wish to change their major to computer science or bioinformatics should see Ms. Sharon Humphrey in the Computer Science Department, 220 Rogers.

SCHOOL OF MUSIC:
Students who wish to change to a major and/or degree offered through the School of Music should go to Room 107, Roxy Grove Hall.

SCHOOL OF NURSING:
Students who wish to change to a major in nursing should go to the School of Nursing Waco office in Room C.107, Baylor Science Building.

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK:
Students who have earned less than 30 credit hours and who wish to change to a major in pre-social work should see an advisor in University Advisement, first floor (west wing) Sid Richardson Building.

Students who have earned 30 or more credit hours and who wish to change to a major in social work should go to the School of Social Work Baccalaureate Program Office in their downtown Waco location at 811 Washington Avenue, Office 220.06.

PRE-LAW STUDENTS:
Students who have earned less than 30 credit hours and who wish to add the pre-law designation to their record or delete it from their record should contact University Advisement, first floor, (west wing) Sid Richardson Building. Students who have earned 30 or more credit hours should contact an advisor in CASA (College of Arts and Sciences Advisement) at 254-710-1524 or send an e-mail message to CASA@baylor.edu with their student ID number and a brief message.




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