UC Irvine Change of Major Criteria

School of Humanities

Undecided/Undeclared students within the Division of Undergraduate Education can change into Humanities majors at any time during their freshman year without having to meet the following requirements as long as they have a 2.0 GPA overall.  Undecided/Undeclared students who change to another academic unit (even to Unaffiliated in that unit) and then wish to change to Humanities must meet the requirements listed below.

Change of Major Requirements:

 

Chinese Studies, French, Japanese Language and Literature, German Studeis, Korean Literature and Culture, and Spanish
Requirements Description
Cumulative UC GPA

2.00 overall GPA

2.0 quarterly GPA in the quarter immediately preceding the change of major request.

Course grades

2.00 GPA in:

  • School of Humanities courses
  • Courses completed toward major requirements
Other

At least two required courses in the chosen major, or two courses in the language of the chosen major, with grades of "C+" or better in each course.

Students currently enrolled in Humanities Core (Humanities 1A-1B-1C and 1AS-1BS-1CS) may change majors by meeting the UC GPA and course grade criteria above.

Students with 90 units or more must have completed the lower-division writing general education requirement.

All other Humanities Majors

Requirements Description
Cumulative UC GPA

2.00 overall GPA

2.0 quarterly GPA in the quarter immediately preceding the change of major request.

Course grades

2.00 GPA in:

  • School of Humanities courses
  • Courses completed toward major requirements
Other

At least two required courses in the chosen major, with grades of "C+" or better in each course.

Students currently enrolled in Humanities Core (Humanities 1A-1B-1C and 1AS-1BS-1CS) may change majors by meeting the UC GPA and course grade criteria above.

Students with 90 units or more must have completed the lower-division writing general education requirement.

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Updated: RCB, May 29, 2014


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