All Ramapo College undergraduate students pursuing a bachelor’s degree must declare a major in their sophomore year before completing 64 credits.. A student may change their major at any time during a semester. The requirements for a major, minor, concentration and certificate will be based on the year the student matriculates to the college. Non-matriculated students cannot declare a major until they apply to Ramapo College through the Office of Admissions.
How to Declare A Major, Minor, or Certificate
Review the College Catalog for the major, minor, concentration, and web certificate requirements
Email the convener and schedule a meeting to discuss the new change
Complete and submit the online Major, Minor, or Certificate form
Once approved, your academic record will be updated within 5-7 days.
Do not submit multiple requests for the same changes.
Majors that may not be declared
Elementary Education as a major does not admit you to the Teacher Education program. Please review the Catalog at: ramapo.edu/catalog, for more information on the process to be fully accepted into these disciplines.
Social Work as a major does not admit you into the Social Work program. Please review the Catalog at: ramapo.edu/catalog, for more information on the process to be fully accepted into the major.
Several majors will not be listed on the Declaration Form. They are based upon a student’s admission agreement. If you have questions about adding a major you do not see here, please email the convener of that major.
Students interested in advanced degree programs such as 4+1 programs. Please contact the convener of the program for additional information.
Major/Minor Declaration Form
Please use this form to declare your new major, minor, concentration, or certificate.