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Change of Major Form

Is your curriculum code current? If not, you could be missing out on important information and other benefits that are specific to certain majors. Your curriculum code or academic plan is the three digit number that you listed on your application when you applied to GRCC. You may also review your unofficial transcript using the Online Student Center to review your current major. Students who are currently listed as a nondegree seeking, must submit this form and will be contacted with additional requirements.

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Degree Seeking
The Associate of Applied Arts and Sciences (A.A.A.S.) degree is designed for students who are interested in preparing for a career that does not necessarily require a Bachelor’s degree. Earning an A.A.A.S. degree prepares students to enter the workforce upon graduation. If a student chooses to return to a college or university to continue their education, they may have to take additional coursework at the freshman or sophomore level.
The Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree is designed for students who plan to transfer to a college or university as a junior to complete a bachelor’s degree. The A.A. degree allows students to select specific courses that are equivalent to those offered in the freshman and sophomore years at four-year institutions. Bachelor’s degree majors may have specific admission requirements or require particular courses be taken as part of the A.A. degree, both within general education and electives. Understanding and meeting these requirements allows students to enter an identified major at a college or university. With careful planning, students who earn an A.A. degree from GRCC may meet the majority or all general education and pre-requisite requirements for the major in which they intend to transfer. The specific courses that may be taken to meet these requirements are listed under Group Distribution Requirements.
The Associate of Business (A.B.) degree is designed to prepare students for entry level positions in the business field. Earning an A.B. degree prepares students to enter the workforce upon graduation. If a student chooses to return to a college or university to continue their education, they may have to take additional coursework at the freshman or sophomore level.
This degree is designed to prepare students to transfer to colleges or universities to pursue a Bachelor of Fine Arts. Bachelor’s degree majors may have specific admission requirements or require particular courses be taken as part of the A.F.A. degree, both within general education and electives. Understanding and meeting these requirements will allow students to enter an identified major at a college or university. With careful planning, students who earn an A.F.A. degree from GRCC may meet the majority or all general education and pre-requisite requirements for the major in which they intend to transfer.
This degree is designed for students who wish to earn an associate degree without following a specific program.
This degree is designed to prepare students for entry level positions in the music field or to prepare students to transfer to colleges or universities to pursue a Bachelor’s of Music, Bachelor’s of Music Eduction, or another performance related degree, thus requiring significant music performance credits. Bachelor’s degree majors may have specific admission requirements or require particular courses be taken as part of the A.M. degree, both within general education and electives. Understanding and meeting these requirements will allow students to enter an identified major at a college or university. With careful planning, students who earn an A.M. degree from GRCC may meet the majority or all general education and pre-requisite requirements for the major in which they intend to transfer.
The Associate of Science (A.S.) degree is designed for students who plan to transfer to a college or university as a junior to complete a Bachelor’s degree in a science or mathematics related discipline or field. The A.S. degree allows students to select specific courses that are equivalent to those offered in the freshman and sophomore years at four-year institutions. Bachelor’s degree programs may have specific admission requirements or require particular courses be taken as part of the A.S. degree, both within general education and electives. Understanding and meeting these requirements will allow students to enter an identified major at a college or university. With careful planning, students who earn an A.S. degree from GRCC may meet the majority or all general education and pre-requisite requirements for the major in which they intend to transfer. The specific courses that may be taken to meet these requirements, including the course sequences for Natural Sciences and Mathematics are listed in the Group Distribution Requirements.
This credential is designed to prepare students with specific knowledge and skills necessary to enter a career, continue employment, or prepare for transfer to a college or university.
Non-Degree Seeking