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Undeclared Program: How to Declare a Minor

Minor Declarations should be declared when last remaining requirements are in progress and at least one quarter before graduation.

For CHASS majors declaring a CHASS Minor

  1. Go to the minor department for advising and signature on the Request to Declare/Drop a Minor form.
  2. Submit the form at the front desk in CHASS Student Academic Affairs, 3400 HMNSS. 

(If the Minor is denied , a copy of the form will be mailed to the minor department, with whom you may consult.  Otherwise, you may view your minor on the R'Web degree check within three weeks of submission of the Minor Declaration Form.)

For CHASS major declaring a CNAS/COE Minor*:  

  1. Go to the Minor Department for advising and signature on the Request to Declare/Drop a Minor form. 
  2. Submit the form to the CNAS Student Academic Affairs Office, 1223 Pierce Hall for " Minor College " signature.  Once they have signed the form, they will forward it to the CHASS Student Academic Affairs office for final approval. 

(If the Minor is approved by both colleges, CHASS will input the minor on the system and it can be viewed on the R'Web degree check. If it is denied , a copy of the form will be mailed to the minor department with whom you may consult.)

For COE/CNAS majors declaring a CHASS Minor*:  

  1. Go to the Minor Department for advising and signature on the Request to Declare/Drop a Minor form. 
  2. Submit the form to the CHASS Student Academic Affairs Office, 3400 HMNSS for " Minor College " signature.  The form will then be forwarded by CHASS to CNAS/COE College Offices for their approval and input on the system. The minor can be viewed on the R'Web degree check.

* Note the process between colleges can take up to a month to process. (If you don't see the Minor on R'Web within one month, check with your college office [CNAS/COE].)

Policies for Minors :

  • Courses required in the minor may be used to fulfill breadth.
  • No overlap may occur among courses used to satisfy upper-division course requirements for a major and a minor within the College of Humanities , Arts and Social Sciences.
  • A GPA of at least 2.00 is required in upper division courses in the field of the minor.
  • A major must be declared prior to a minor.