declare a major” mean?
you first apply to Old Westbury,
you might have indicated an intended
College at Old Westbury considers
that is an official declaration
of your major, except for Criminology and
any majors in the School of Business. If
you have indicated "Undecided,” "Criminology" or
a major in the School of Business,
you need to declare a major by
DECLARATION/CHANGE OF MAJOR/MINOR
FORM with the Office of the Registrar.
form can be obtained at the Office
of the Registrar, the AAC, or
any academic department office.
The form requires a signature
of the chairperson of your major
department. Please retain the
copy for your record.
need to declare a major officially
by the time you complete 42 credits.
Failure to declare a major will
not only affect your eligibility
for financial aid, but also prevent
you from registering for courses.
your intended major is Accounting,
you can declare it when you complete
32 credits with a GPA of 2.7 or
any other programs in the School
of Business, you can declare a
major when you complete 32 credits
with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
your intended major is Teacher
Education, you may declare without
a minimum credit requirement.
However, declaring Teacher Education
as a major is different from applying
for the program and being accepted.
You can apply for Teacher Education
twice a year. For further information,