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Change of Major Requirements

If you're considering or planning a change of major within UofSC, investigate the requirements of your new college or school, the process you'll need to go through to make the change, deadlines and other relevant details. Filter to your desired major or use keywords to identify other majors that fit your interests or academic plans.

Major College or School Minimum Requirements to Change How to Change your Major Change of Major Deadline Additional Requirements Keywords
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Accounting Darla Moore School of Business 3.25 USC GPA, C or better in MATH 122/141 and 15 USC credit hours Submit online application Apply before March 1st (in spring semesters only)    
Advertising College of Information & Communications 2.5 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Aerospace Engineering College of Engineering & Computing 2.5 USC GPA, C or better in MATH 141 and 15 USC credit hours Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
African American Studies College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Anthropology College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Art Education College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Art History College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Art Studio College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology College of Arts & Sciences 2.5 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Biological Sciences College of Arts & Sciences 2.5 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Biomedical Engineering College of Engineering & Computing 2.5 USC GPA, C or better in MATH 141 and 15 USC credit hours Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Broadcast Journalism College of Information & Communications 2.5 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Business Economics Darla Moore School of Business 3.25 USC GPA, C or better in MATH 122/141 and 15 USC credit hours Submit online application Apply before March 1st (in spring semesters only)    
Cardiovascular Technology College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A 30 hours with 2.5 GPA; 60 hours with 2.75 GPA  
Chemical Engineering College of Engineering & Computing 2.5 USC GPA, C or better in MATH 141 and 15 USC credit hours Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Chemistry College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Chinese Studies College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Civil Engineering College of Engineering & Computing 2.5 USC GPA, C or better in MATH 141 and 15 USC credit hours Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Classics College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Comparative Literature College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Computer Engineering College of Engineering & Computing 2.5 USC GPA, C or better in MATH 141 and 15 USC credit hours Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Computer Information Systems College of Engineering & Computing 2.5 USC GPA and 15 USC credit hours Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Computer Science College of Engineering & Computing 2.5 USC GPA and 15 USC credit hours Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Criminology & Criminal Justice College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Dance College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A Audition Required  
Early Childhood Education College of Education 2.5 USC or LIFE GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Economics College of Arts & Sciences 2.5 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A MATH 122/141 completed with a C or higher  
Electrical Engineering College of Engineering & Computing 2.5 USC GPA, C or better in MATH 141 and 15 USC credit hours Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Elementary Education College of Education 2.5 USC or LIFE GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
English College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Environmental Science College of Arts & Sciences 2.8 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A Minimum 24 credit hours  
Environmental Studies College of Arts & Sciences 2.8 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A Minimum 12 credit hours  
Exercise Science Arnold School of Public Health 2.75 Overall GPA and 12 USC credits Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session October 1st and/or March 1st    
Experimental Psychology College of Arts & Sciences 2.25 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Film & Media Studies College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Finance Darla Moore School of Business 3.25 USC GPA, C or better in MATH 122/141 and 15 USC credit hours Submit online application Apply before March 1st (in spring semesters only)    
French College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Geography College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Geological Sciences College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Geophysics College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
German College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Global Studies College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
History College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Hospitality Management College of Hospitality, Retail & Sport Management 2.25 LIFE GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Information Science College of Information & Communications 2.5 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Integrated Information Technology College of Engineering & Computing 2.5 USC GPA and 15 USC credit hours Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Interdisciplinary Studies (BAIS) College of Hospitality, Retail & Sport Management 2.0 LIFE GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Interdisciplinary Studies (BAIS or BSIS) College of Arts & Sciences 3.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
International Business Darla Moore School of Business 3.25 USC GPA, C or better in MATH 122/141 and 15 USC credit hours Submit online application Apply before March 1st (in spring semesters only)    
International Studies College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Jazz Studies School of Music 2.5 USC GPA Schedule an Audition  N/A Audition required  
Journalism College of Information & Communications 2.5 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Management Darla Moore School of Business 3.25 USC GPA, C or better in MATH 122/141 and 15 USC credit hours Submit online application Apply before March 1st (in spring semesters only)    
Management Science Darla Moore School of Business 3.25 USC GPA, C or better in MATH 122/141 and 15 USC credit hours Submit online application Apply before March 1st (in spring semesters only)    
Marine Science College of Arts & Sciences 2.5 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Marketing Darla Moore School of Business 3.25 USC GPA, C or better in MATH 122/141 and 15 USC credit hours Submit online application Apply before March 1st (in spring semesters only)    
Mass Communications College of Information & Communications 2.5 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Mathematics College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A Grade of B or higher in MATH 141/142/241/300 or AP credit for 142  
Mechanical Engineering College of Engineering & Computing 2.5 USC GPA, C or better in MATH 141 and 15 USC credit hours Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Media Arts College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Middle Level Education College of Education 2.5 USC or LIFE GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Music (BA) School of Music 2.5 USC GPA Schedule an Audition  N/A Audition required  
Music Composition School of Music 2.5 USC GPA Schedule an Audition  N/A Audition required  
Music Education School of Music 2.5 USC GPA Schedule an Audition  N/A Audition required  
Music Performance School of Music 2.5 USC GPA Schedule an Audition  N/A Audition required  
Music Theory School of Music 2.5 USC GPA Schedule an Audition  N/A Audition required  
Nursing College of Nursing 3.0 USC, LIFE and Overall GPA Submit online application Apply by October 1st and/or March 1st    
Pharmaceutical Sciences College of Pharmacy 3.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session October 1st and/or March 1st    
Philosophy College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Physical Education College of Education 2.5 USC or LIFE GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Physics College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Political Science College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Public Health Arnold School of Public Health 2.75 Overall GPA and 12 USC credits Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session October 1st and/or March 1st    
Public Relations College of Information & Communications 2.5 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Real Estate Darla Moore School of Business 3.25 USC GPA, C or better in MATH 122/141 and 15 USC credit hours Submit online application Apply before March 1st (in spring semesters only)    
Religious Studies College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Retailing College of Hospitality, Retail & Sport Management 2.25 LIFE GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Risk Management & Insurance Darla Moore School of Business 3.25 USC GPA, C or better in MATH 122/141 and 15 USC credit hours Submit online application Apply before March 1st (in spring semesters only)    
Russian College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Social Work College of Social Work 2.5 LIFE GPA Attend a Change of Major Appointment N/A    
Sociology College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Spanish College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Sport & Entertainment Management College of Hospitality, Retail & Sport Management 3.0 LIFE GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Statistics College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A Grade of B or higher in MATH 141/142, STAT 509/515 or AP credit for 142  
Theatre College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Tourism Management College of Hospitality, Retail & Sport Management 2.25 LIFE GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Visual Communications College of Information & Communications 2.5 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A    
Women & Gender Studies College of Arts & Sciences 2.0 USC GPA Schedule and Attend a New Major Information Session N/A