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Application Question

Kitty33Kitty33 Registered User Posts: 33 Junior Member
For those who applied to this year, does the application allow you to pick an alternate major or can you only specify one major?

Replies to: Application Question

  • GumbymomGumbymom Forum Champion UC Posts: 25,029 Forum Champion
    edited January 2017
    The CSU application lets you select an alternate major but the majority of campuses do not consider it. SLO has in the past only offered acceptance to a handful of applicants to their alternate major. Cal Poly Pomona consistently considers your alternate major (especially if you are applying to an impacted major and alternate is non-impacted) and SJSU starting this year has also stated they will consider your alternate major.

    This is from the SLO website:::

    Fully explore and decide on the major or program to which you want to apply. Cal Poly applicants must declare a major upon application and 'undeclared' is not an option. Once selections are made, major changes are not allowed until the first quarter of attendance. Selection to all Cal Poly majors is competitive and we have more qualified applicants than available new student spaces. Therefore, Cal Poly rarely considers alternate or 'second choice' majors. Choosing the major that best fits your educational goals is one of the most important decisions you can make as an applicant.
  • Kitty33Kitty33 Registered User Posts: 33 Junior Member
    Thank you so much @Gumbymom
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