Syracuse University students have more than 200 majors and over 100 minors to choose from as they advance their academic career. Many students explore different academic pathways before deciding what they want their focus to be. You may have more than one major, and you may choose to declare a minor to complement your major.

There is a process you go through to formally apply for matriculation, which means you have applied for and been granted admission to the specific school or college from which you will receive your SU degree

Declaration of Major

A complete listing of all available majors appears in the Undergraduate Course Catalog . To formally declare a major you must complete the Declaration of Major form  obtain appropriate signatures, and UC students should return the form to UC for processing.

Declaration of Major
Form / PDF

Declaration of Minor

A minor is a grouping of 6 or more courses, totaling 18 to 21 credits, of which 12 are usually in 300- to 400-level courses. The department or college offering the minor determines which classes are required. A complete list of all available minors appears in the Undergraduate Course Catalog . To formally declare the minor you must complete the Declaration of Minor form , obtain appropriate signatures, and UC students should return the form to UC for processing.

Declaration of Minor
Form / PDF

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