Update Your Major, Minor, Or Certificate

Update your major, minor, or certificate

You can make updates to your plan of study by contacting the school that awards the credential you wish to earn. Instructions and special information about schools’ processes can be found below.

Fairbanks School of Public Health

Admissions: https://fsph.iupui.edu/admissions/apply/bachelors-degree.html

To declare, add, change, or remove a major: https://fsph.iupui.edu/admissions/apply/declare-major.html

To declare, add, change, or remove a minor or certificatehttps://fsph.iupui.edu/academics/minors/minors-certificates-application.html

Website: https://fsph.iupui.edu/

Contact: kalooper@iu.edu

Majors: Public Health BSPH, Health Services Management BS

Certificates: Community Health, Health Administration

Minors: Community Health, Global Health, Epidemiology, Health Data Science, Health Administration, Public Health

Herron School of Art and Design

Admissions: https://herron.iupui.edu/admissions/index.html

To declare or change a majorhttps://herron.iupui.edu/admissions/undergraduate/apply/current-student-application.html

To declare or change a certificate: https://herron.iupui.edu/academics/minors-certificates/certificate-application.html

To declare or change a minor:  https://herron.iupui.edu/academics/minors-certificates/minor-application.html

Website: https://herron.iupui.edu 

Contact: herron4u@iupui.edu

Majors: Art Education BAE, Art History BA, Ceramics BFA, Drawing and Illustration BFA, Furniture Design BFA, Integrative Studio Practice BFA, Painting BFA, Photography BFA, Printmaking BFA, Sculpture BFA, Visual Communication Design BFA, Music Therapy BS, Music Technology BS

Certificates: Pre-Art Therapy

Minors: Art, Art History, Book Arts, Graphic Design, Studio Art and Technology, Music, Music Technology

Kelley School of Business

Admissions: https://kelley.iupui.edu/programs/undergraduate/admissions/how-to-apply/current-iupui-students.html

To declare, add, change, or remove a major: https://forms.kelley.eas.iu.edu/ChangeOfMajor.html

To declare, add, change, or remove a minor: https://kelley.iupui.edu/programs/undergraduate/academics/majors-minors-certificates/business-minor/declaration.html

To declare, add, change, or remove a certificate: Business Foundations, Venture Creation, and Real Estate

Website: https://kelley.iupui.edu/programs/undergraduate/

Contact: ugradksb@iupui.edu

Majors: Accounting, Finance, Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing, Supply Chain Management, International Studies (co-major), Real Estate (co-major)

Certificates: Business Foundations, Venture Creation, Real Estate

Minors: Business

Lilly Family School of Philanthropy


To declare, add, change, or remove a major, minor, or certificatehttps://philanthropy.iupui.edu/machform/view.php?id=344922



Majors: Philanthropic Studies BA

Certificates: Philanthropic Fundraising

Minors: Philanthropic Studies

O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs


To declare, add, change, or remove a major, minor, or certificatehttps://iu.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8pOWxG3nBDOTRjv



Majors: Criminal Justice BSCJ, Management and Civic Leadership BSPA, Public Policy BSPA, Public Safety Management BSCJ, Sustainability Practice and Policy BSPA

Certificates: Nonprofit Management, Public Affairs, Public Management

Minors: Civic Leadership, Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice Accounting, Human Resources Management, Management, Policy Studies, Public Safety Management, Public and Nonprofit Financial Management, Sustainable Management

School of Dentistry

Students interested in pursuing the Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene can find information about the application process here: https://dentistry.iu.edu/admissions/how-to-apply/bachelor-science-dental-hygiene.html. Applications for Dental Hygiene are due February 1 each year in order to start classes in the fall. Please contact dnthyg@iu.edu with any questions.

School of Education

Admissions:  Whether you want to teach in an elementary or secondary school, become a reading specialist, or pursue a career in special education, we have an undergraduate program to prepare you for teaching in diverse schools, now and in the future. There are two ways to be admitted to the IU School of Education at IUPUI (SOE) as an undergraduate student: (1) Declare SOE as your school of choice when you apply to IUPUI to be directly admitted or (2) Apply to University College, then switch to the School of Education once you’ve completed 12 credit hours with a GPA of at least 2.5. For more information, please visit https://education.iupui.edu/admissions-aid/apply/bachelors/requirements.html

To declare, add, change, or remove a major, minor, or certificatehttps://education.iupui.edu/admissions-aid/update-major-form.html



Majors: Early Childhood Education BSED, Elementary Education BSED, English Education BSED, Social Studies Education BSED, World Languages Education BSED

Certificates: n/a

Minors: n/a

Professional Development and Licensing Opportunities: https://education.iupui.edu/professional-development-licensing/professional-development/index.html

School of Engineering and Technology

Admissions: https://et.iupui.edu/prospective/undergraduate/

To declare, add, change, or remove a major, minor, or certificatehttps://iu.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3L8vKCgF72hnk2i

Website: https://et.iupui.edu

Contact: etadvise@iupui.edu

Majors: Artificial Intelligence BS, Biomedical Engineering BS, Computer Engineering BS, Computer Engineering Technology BS, Computer Information Technology BS, Computer Graphics Technology BS, Construction Management BS, Cybersecurity BS, Electrical Engineering BS, Electrical Engineering Technology BS, Energy Engineering BS, Healthcare Engineering Technology Management AS or BS, Interdisciplinary Engineering BS, Interior Design Technology AS or BS, Mechanical Engineering BS, Mechanical Engineering Technology BS, Motorsports Engineering BS, Music Technology BS, Music Therapy Technology BS, Organizational Leadership BS, Technical Communication BS

Certificates: Architectural & Interior Graphics, Construction Management, Human Resources Management, Information Technology, Innovative Engineering Design with Intellectual Property, Intergroup Dialogue, International Leadership, Leadership Studies, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, Medical Device Cybersecurity, Motorsports Engineering Technology, Network Security, Sustainable Technologies Certificate, Technical Communication, Themed Entertainment Design

Minors: Computer Information Technology, Computer Graphics, Digital Electronics, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Honors Leadership, Interior Design Technology, Music Technology, Themed Entertainment Design

School of Health and Human Sciences


Declare minor or certificate: https://shhs.iupui.edu/advising-student-life/procedures/declaration-form.html

Declare major: You will need to meet with an SHHS advisor. You can schedule by emailing shhsadv@iu.edu


Contact: shhsadv@iu.edu

Majors: Exercise Science BSK, Fitness Management and Personal Training BSK, Health Sciences BS, Physical Education Teacher Education BSK, Sports Management BSTESM, and Tourism, Conventions, and Event Management BSTESM

Certificates: Beverage Management Services, Cultural Heritage Tourism, Events Management, Gerontology, Global Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, Hospitality Management, Nutrition, Personal Training, Rehabilitation & Disability Studies, Sports Tourism Development, Tourism Planning & Development, Youth Physical Wellness Programming

Minors: Coaching, Dance, Events Management, Health Education, Hospitality Management, Leadership & Military Science, Sports Marketing, Tourism Management, Wellness Coaching

Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering

Admissions: Students must have a minimum gpa of 2.5 and have completed 12 credits or more with a minimum grade of C- to be admitted. for more specific information please visit: https://luddy.iupui.edu/admissions/change-major.html .

To declare, add, change, or remove a major, minor, or certificatehttps://luddy.iupui.edu/admissions/change-major.html

Website: https://luddy.iupui.edu/

Contact : LuddyIN@iu.edu

Majors: Artificial Intelligence, Biomedical Informatics, Data Science, Health Information Management, Informatics

Certificates: Applied Data Science, Applied Information Science/Data Studies, Artificial Intelligence, Health Information Management, Human-Computer Interaction, Legal Informatics, Medical Coding, Multi-device Development (Online Bootcamp), Software Bots for Cognitive Automation, and Virtual Production

Minors: 3D Graphics & Animation, Applied Data Science, Applied Information Science/Data Studies, Game Design & Development, Informatics, and Video Production

School of Liberal Arts

Admissions: Students must be in good academic standing to be admitted to the School of Liberal Arts with a major or certificate. Some programs have specific department approvals. If you are a University College student ready to certify into the school of Liberal Arts, please choose the Change Major option.

To declare, add, change, or remove a major, minor, or certificate: https://liberalarts.iupui.edu/admissions/update-major-form.html

Website: https://liberalarts.iupui.edu/

Contact: Advising: https://liberalarts.iupui.edu/student-portal/advising/index.html Records: libarecs@iupui.edu General Liberal Arts Information: teaminfo@iupui.edu

Majors: Africana Studies BA, Anthropology BA, Applied Theatre, Film, and Television BA, Communication Studies BA, Digital Media and Storytelling Online BS, Economics BA, English BA, Geography BA, Global and International Studies BA, History BA, Individualized Major BA, Journalism BAJ, Law in Liberal Arts BA, Medical Humanities and Health Studies BA/BS, Philosophy BA,  Political Science BA, Quantitative Economics BS, Religious Studies BA, Sociology BA, Spanish BA, Spanish BS

Certificates: Africana Studies, Chinese Studies, Geographic Information Science, Human Communication in a Mediated World, Intercultural Health, Intergroup Dialogue, Journalism, Latino Studies, Museum Studies, Paralegal Studies, Public Relations, Theatre and Performance

Minors: Africana Studies, American Sign Language/English Interpreting, American Studies, Anthropology, Arabic/Islamic Studies, Arabic Culture and Public Health, Chinese Studies, Classical Studies, Communication Studies (Corporate and Organizational, Health Communication, Media Arts & Studies, Public Communication and Persuasion, Theatre), Cultural Diversity, Digital Humanities, East Asian Studies, Economics, English (Creative Writing, Film Studies, Linguistics, Literature, Multicultural Literature, Professional & Public Writing), Ethics, French, Geography, German, Global and International Studies, History, Japanese Studies, Latino Studies, Legal Studies, Medical Humanities and Health Studies, Native American and Indigenous Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Religious Studies, Sociology, Sociology (Medical), Spanish, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Urban Studies, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Pathway Minors: Liberal Arts Perspectives on Storytelling, Liberal Arts Perspectives on Culture and Health, Liberal Arts Perspectives on Diversity and Inclusion, Liberal Arts Perspectives on Social Justice and Civic Engagement

General Studies BGS has specific admissions and advising

Admissions: https://liberalarts.iupui.edu/programs/general-studies/prospective-students/admissions-to-program/

Advising: https://liberalarts.iupui.edu/programs/general-studies/current-students/advising/

School of Medicine - Health Professions Programs

Students interested in pursuing any of the majors within the Indiana University School of Medicine's Health Professions Programs (https://medicine.iu.edu/undergraduate-health-professions) will need to contact the Health and Life Sciences Advising Center (https://hls.iupui.edu/). Additional information about each of the Health Professions Programs and questions about the application process can be directed to the Health Professions Programs office at askhpp@iupui.edu. For a list of programs, please visit https://medicine.iu.edu/undergraduate-health-professions/admissions.

School of Nursing

Admissions: Students must apply and be admitted to the School of Nursing in order to pursue a Nursing degree: https://nursing.iu.edu/iupui/admissions/index.html

To apply to Nursing: https://nursing.iu.edu/iupui/admissions/bsn/index.html 

Website: https://nursing.iu.edu/

Contact: iusonadv@iu.edu

Majors: Nursing

Certificates: n/a

Minors: n/a

School of Science

Admissions: https://science.iupui.edu/admissions/apply/index.html#direct-admission

To declare, add, change, or remove a major, minor, or certificate: https://science.iupui.edu/admissions/apply/internal-application.html

Website: https://science.iupui.edu/

Contact: science@iupui.edu

Majors: Actuarial Science BS-Online, Artificial Intelligence BS, Applied Statistics BS-Online, Biology BA, Biology BS, Biology Teaching BA, Biotechnology BS, Chemistry BA, Chemistry BS (Traditional, Biochemistry, Medicinal Chemistry), Chemistry Teaching BA, Applied Computer Science BA, Computer Science BS, Environmental Science BS, Forensic Science BS, Forensic Science BS (Biology, Chemistry), Geology BA, Geology BS, Interdisciplinary BS, Mathematics BS (Actuarial Science, Applied Math, Applied Statistics, Pure Math), Mathematics BS (Teaching), Neuroscience BS, Physics BS, Physics BS (Teaching), Physics BS (Biophysics), Psychology BA, Psychology BS

Certificates: Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science Applied, Computer Science Data Analytics,

Minors: Biology, Chemistry, Climate Resilience, Computer Science Applied, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Forensic Science, Geochemistry, Geology, Health Psychology, Mathematics, Neuroscience, Physics, Psychology

Pre-Professional Programs: Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine, Pre-Occupational Therapy, Pre-Optometry, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Physician Assistant, Pre-Veterinary Medicine

IUPUI Students are welcome to apply to the IU School of Social Work. Please look at the criteria and details on the IUSSW website. Applications are due in the Spring to begin classes with us in the Fall. Contact the BSW Student Services Coordinator and Recruitment Specialist, Jewel Mosley with questions.

University College

For Exploratory Interest: Students who wish to be Exploratory or are undecided about their major can make an appointment to meet with an Exploratory advisor. For information on how to schedule an appointment, please visit https://acd.iupui.edu

Pre-Majors: Students who do not meet the admissions requirements for their degree-granting school can change to a pre-major with University College. Advisors in University College work with students to make degree progress while preparing for admission to their degree-granting program. For information on the majors and clusters represented in University College, please visit https://acd.iupui.edu/majors/index.html

  • To schedule an appointment with a University College advisor, please visit please visit https://acd.iupui.edu
  • To update a major or pre-professional interest, minor, or certificate, please visit https://acd.iupui.edu/advising/update-your-major/index.html
  • If you are in University College and wish to add or change your minor or certificate, please click on the school that offers the minor or certificate to submit your request

Contact: Jan McGaha, Recorder, jamcgaha@iu.edu

If you want to follow a pre-professional path within your current major, talk to your advisor about adding pre-professional intent to your student record to receive special advising for your desired plan of study.

Still need help?

If you’re ready for a change, but you’re not sure where to go next, you can use our Degrees & Majors page to find your new path. Your advisor can also help you decide your best next move.

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