UC Irvine Change of Major Criteria

School of Education

Change of Major Requirements:

Education Sciences
Requirements Description
Cumulative UC GPA

Students must meet BOTH requirements:

  • 2.00 GPA
  • A quarterly GPA of 2.00 in the quarter immediately preceding the change of major.
Course Grades

Students must complete BOTH of the following requirements:

  • Completion of at least one lower division course in Education

  • Cumulative GPA for all courses taken in Education of at least 2.5


Option available only for students with 90 or fewer units (excluding AP credits and other units earned prior to high school graduation).  Students with more than 90 units will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis, including an examination of progress toward degree and courses required for the major.

Updated: RCB March 14, 2014