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How to Add or Change a Major

Are you interested in adding a second major or changing your degree to Anthropology, Criminology or Sociology? We can help with that.

Change of Degree Applications

To add or change majors, students must complete NC State’s Change of Degree Application (CODA). Eligible students must have completed 12 ore more graded credit hours at NC State and have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.

A student may be awarded only one of the following degrees: B.A. in Sociology (16SOCBA), B.S. in Sociology (16SOCBS) or B.A. in Criminology (16CRIMBA). 

Our department will give preference to students who meet the following specific qualifications for their desired program:

  • Cumulative NC State GPA of 3.0 or better, or
  • GPA of 2.5 or better, AND completion of one ANT course (ANT 251, 252, 253, 254) with grade of B- or better
  • Students with less than a 2.5 GPA should contact Stephanie Jares at sjares@ncsu.edu for more information.
  • Cumulative NC State GPA of 3.0 or better, or
  • GPA of 2.5 or better, AND completion of SOC 202 with grade of B- or better, AND completion of SOC 206 or SOC 306 with grade of B- or better
  • Students with less than a 2.5 GPA should contact Stephanie Jares at sjares@ncsu.edu for more information.
  • Students completing a major in Criminology (B.A.) may not minor in Sociology.
  • Cumulative NC State GPA of 3.0 or better, or
  • GPA of 2.5 or better, AND completion of SOC 202 with grade of B- or better
  • Students with less than a 2.5 GPA should contact Stephanie Jares at sjares@ncsu.edu for more information.
  • Students completing a major in Sociology (B.A. or B.S.) may not minor in Criminology.