You will begin the process to change or update your major, degree and/or minor in BearWeb > Student Academic Services > Student Records > Change of Major Request.
An email will be sent to the person responsible for the academic area that you selected. You will receive a response within 48 hours (regular workdays) from the academic area of the major, degree, minor requested, giving instructions for processing the change.
Your current academic information will prepopulate – Name, ID, Degree, Major (s), Minor(s), Ed Goal.
Your request window pops up for review with option to submit or change the information. If you want to change any information, before you submit, you have an option to do so. If submitted, an email goes to the designated area where the change will be processed. You will receive confirmation that request was submitted.
You will receive a response within 48 hours (regular workdays) from the academic area of the major, degree, minor requested, giving instructions for processing the change. Each area will operate slightly differently once you submit your request. Some have a specific message concerning completing a form, meeting with an advisor, auditioning, holding for term grades, etc.
To find a list of majors and minors under each degree offered at Baylor, see the Undergraduate Catalog or go to www.baylor.edu/admissions/majors.
Non-degree seeking students must contact Admission Services to change/declare a major.
Student athletes must see their academic coach in the Student Athlete Center for Excellence to request a change of major. The SACE academic coach will contact the appropriate advising area if the change is approved.
Once you are on the change of major request form in BearWeb, you would select "Undecided" as your new major on the BearWeb form.
Contact University Advisement: UA_COM@baylor.edu; University Advisement, Room 103, Sid Richardson Building; 254.710.7280.
Some programs require that you begin in a pre-major. After entrance requirements are satisfied, your major will be changed systematically. The current pre-major programs are: Business (any major), Engineering, Film & Digital Media, Health Science Studies, Medical Humanities, Neuroscience, Nursing, Psychology, and Social Work.
Educational goals are not majors; they are designations that indicate a student’s professional plans following completion of the undergraduate degree and allow any major of your choosing.
Your assigned advisor can add, change, or delete an educational goal. (Pre-Medical, Pre-Dental, Pre-Occupational Therapy, Pre-Optometry, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Physician Assistant, Pre-Podiatry, Pre-Veterinary, and Pre-Law).