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Major and Minor

Declaration of Major

Students may declare majors at any time prior to the completion of 16 course (the end of the Sophomore Year)

Changing Majors

Students wanting to change their major must complete the Change of Major form. The Application for Change of Major must be approved by the Area Coordinator of the discipline being pursued, who initials the application form, and the Department Chair. The application is then submitted through the Art Office.

Declaration of Minor

Minors consist of five full courses units (or four full course units plus an approved experience). Only one course taken as a part of the student’s major may also be counted toward the student’s minor.

To apply for a minor, students must complete a Declaration of Major/Minor Form, receive approval from the Art Department Area Coordinator (discipline of the minor), who initials the application form, meet specific discipline requirements listed below and receive approval of the Art Department Chair.

One-half of the courses required for the minor must be completed at TCNJ

Minors will be recorded along with majors on the student’s transcript.