Declaring or Canceling the Major

Students interested in declaring or canceling the economics major may do so by following the steps described below. Advising is available to students wishing to speak to someone about their decision; advising appointments with the Economics Academic Advisor can be made on AdvApp.

 

Declaring the Major

Switching to the Economics Major

Students (regardless of college/school) wishing to declare economics as their major can do so via the CLAS Online Program Change website.

Declaring Economics as a Double Major

Students wishing to declare economics as a double major (two majors in CLAS) should complete a Double Major Declaration Form, available at the CLAS Academic Service Center. Follow the directions on the form, obtaining all of the necessary signatures. For the economics set of signature, obtain the Advisor’s signature from the Economics Academic Advisor. Return the form to the CLAS Academic Services Center for processing.

Declaring Economics as an Additional/Dual Degree

Students wishing to declare economics as an additional/dual degree (two majors in different colleges) should complete an Additional Degree Petition. Follow the directions on the form, obtaining all of the necessary signatures. For the psychology set of signatures, obtain the Advisor’s signature from the Economics Academic Advisor and the Dean’s signature from the CLAS Academic Service Center.  Return the form to the Registrar’s Office for processing.

 

Canceling the Double Major

Students wishing to cancel the economics  double major should complete a Cancellation of Double Major form. Return the form to the Registrar for processing.

Students wishing to cancel the economics  additional degree should complete the online Cancellation of Additional Degree form.

Students wishing to switch the economics  double major or additional degree to the economics  minor must first complete the process for the cancellation of the major. After the cancellation has been processed, students may proceed as indicated on the Economics Minor page for the declaration of the minor.