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CODA: Change or Add a Major

The Change of Degree Application is NC State’s centralized resource for applying to add or change majors. This site contains all the information and tools you need to research majors, and to apply to change or add a new major.

Explore Majors

  • Discover the options for majors at NC State – Visit the Explore Majors and Minors page or search all majors by college or alphabetically.
  • Determine how your current coursework translates to your desired major – Run a “What If” on your degree audit for your intended curriculum. If you are not familiar with your degree audit, please see the Degree Audit page.
  • Meet with a professional academic advisor to discuss options for majors outside of your current college – Visit the Academic Advising Programs Services page and click on Change of Major Drop-In Advising.

Am I Eligible to Apply?

To apply to change or add another major, a student must:

  • Complete twelve (12) or more graded credit hours at NC State,
  • AND Satisfy the specific transfer requirements for the intended major as listed below

College CODA Requirements

Submit a CODA Application

Once you have examined the requirements for your intended program, you can access the application by clicking the button below.

Applications will be reviewed immediately following each application deadline. Students will be notified of their admission status via email within one month of the deadline.

CODA Application Deadlines

  • CODA Applications will be continuously open (except for Engineering programs — see below). The application for the next cycle will appear the day after each deadline
  • Applications will be reviewed following each deadline
  • Students will receive decisions via their NC State email address within 1 month after the cycle deadline, as posted below
CollegesCycle 1Cycle 2Cycle 3Cycle 4
Ag & Life SciencesSeptember 15February 1May 15July 1
(Non-Studio Programs)
September 15February 1May 15July 1
(Studio Programs)
 November 1
EducationSeptember 15February 1May 15July 1
EngineeringSee BelowSee BelowSee BelowSee Below
Humanities & Social SciencesSeptember 15February 1May 15July 1
ManagementSeptember 15February 1May 15July 1
Natural ResourcesSeptember 15February 1May 15July 1
SciencesSeptember 15February 1May 15July 1
TextilesSeptember 15February 1May 15July 1

College of Engineering CODA Application Deadlines

  • The CODA application for Engineering programs is not continuously open
College of EngineeringCycle 1Cycle 2Cycle 3Cycle 4
Application OpensJuly 2September 16February 2
DeadlineAugust 1December 1May 1