Change of Major

 

    College of Engineering Change of Major 17-18

In order to change your major to, or to double major with, a major in the College, you must satisfy requirements that have been established by the College of Engineering for all students:

SECTION (A) For students who matriculated at UC Davis as a Freshman:

  1. Be a registered student and have completed at least one quarter (minimum of 12 units) at UC Davis.
  2. Have completed not more than 135 cumulative units (excluding AP units); students who have completed more than 135 units will be considered on an appeal basis only.
  3. Be in good academic standing and meet minimum progress requirements.
  4. Have received a letter grade for all courses that satisfy Engineering degree requirements.
  5. Have
    1. completed at least the following five courses: MAT 21A,B,C; PHY 9A; and CHE 2A and
    2. have a GPA of 2.0 or better in all completed MAT, PHY, BIS, and CHE courses required for    your intended major, and have received a C- or better in each of these courses. For Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering a 2.8 GPA is required.
  6. Have no grade lower than a C- in any completed engineering course required for your intended major(s) taken at UC Davis.
  7. Have a 2.0 UC GPA in completed engineering courses. For Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering must have a 2.8 UC GPA in completed engineering courses.

 

SECTION (B) For students who matriculated at UC Davis as a Transfer Student:

  1. Be a registered student and have completed at least one quarter (minimum of 12 units) at UC Davis.
  2. Have completed not more than 135 cumulative units (excluding AP units); students who have completed more than 135 units will be considered on an appeal basis only.    
  3. Be in good academic standing and meet minimum progress requirements.
  4. Have received a letter grade for all courses that satisfy Engineering degree requirements.
  5. Transfer students must have completed all transfer admission course requirements for the intended major, and must have received a 2.0 GPA or higher in these courses, and received a C- or better in each of these courses. For Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering must have a 2.8 GPA or higher.  Transfer admission course requirements can be found here:  https://www.ucdavis.edu/admissions/transfer/major-requirements-college-engineering
  6. Have no grade lower than a C- in any completed engineering course required for your intended major(s) taken at UC Davis.
  7. Have a 2.0 UC GPA in completed engineering courses. For Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering must have a 2.8 UC GPA.

 

Double majors within the College of Engineering will be allowed with the exception of the following combinations:

Computer Science Engineering and Computer Science (L&S)

Computer Science Engineering and Electrical Engineering

Computer Science Engineering and Computer Engineering

Triple (and more) majors will not be approved.