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Declare A Major

Students are required to declare a major upon earning 45 credits.  New transfer students who matriculate as sophomores, juniors, or seniors must declare a major during their first semester.

Please be advised:  Please refer to the   Academic Calendar regarding the deadline for submission of the Major/Minor Declaration form.  The Major/Minor Declaration procedure is available on the  Registrar's website during the open declaration time frame.   

 All students must satisfy the requirements of a declared major in order to earn a degree from Stony Brook University. Major requirements are detailed in the “Approved Majors, Minors, and Programs” section of the Bulletin

Procedure to Declare a Major

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Self Assessment

It is important that you select an academic major that will support your academic interest and, perhaps, your future endeavors. Learn More (Self Assessment)

Learn About Majors

Begin to think about choosing a major in a more organized and systemic way. View Site (Learn About Majors)

Declare a Major

Students are required to declare a major upon earning 45 credits Learn More (Declare a Major)

Campus Resources

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