How to Change Major/Add Minor in Art or Art History

School of Art Requirements:

To Change/Add an Art or Art History Major/Minor, you must attend a degree Information Advising Session, offered 4 times each semester.

To reserve a spot for a Major/Minor info session, please email to sch_art@sfsu.edu your name, SFSU ID number, current major, rank, email address, interest in major or minor.

 

To change major to Art or Art History or add the Art or Art History minor:

1. Attend a mandatory degree information session to learn more about the majors/minors.  See above.

2. Complete an online Request for Change Major/Add Minor via SF State Gateway/MySFSU. (Go to the online Student Center. Under the Academics section, select Change Major from the drop-down menu and follow the instructions.)

 

To change Concentration within the Art Major:

1. Meet with a School of Art faculty advisor to discuss change of concentration.

2. Go to the online Student Center. Under the Academics section, select Change Major from the drop-down menu and follow the instructions to select the new concentration. Email sch_art@sfsu.edu to notify the director of your concentration change so that they can approve it.

Adding a Second Major

A student can only add a second major if they can demonstrate that they complete both majors within the minimum units required to graduate (120-132 units, depending on the majors). They must complete a Petition to Add a Second Major form available on the Registrar's website and submit to the Registrar’s Office for review.  Note: Please allow 4 to 6 weeks processing time

University Requirements:

Students should check the University requirements about changing majors before attending an information session.  University requirments can be found on the registrars website.