You may want to make several changed to your current plan.  You will make each change and then Submit Request after all changes are made.

Double Degree:

You may wish to pursue a double major (one degree with two majors). For example, SMAD - B.A., History) is required to earn at least 120 credits including a minimum of 25% of hours at JMU. You must also successfully complete all degree and university graduation requirements for one degree, as well as all major requirements for both majors.

Double Degree:

You may wish to pursue a double degree (two separate degrees). For example, B.A./B.S., B.S.N./B.S. It is required to earn at least 150 credits, including minimum of 60 hours at JMU. You must also successfully complete all degree and university graduation requirements for both degrees as well as all major requirements for both majors.

Note: Approval of changes is not instantaneous. You will receive an email when the request has been processed.

Accessing the Student Center
  • Log-in to MyMadison (mymadison.jmu.edu).
  • Click Student in the list on the left.
  • Click the Student Center link.

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Accessing Plan Changes
  • Select Major/Minor Change in the other academic dropdown in the academics section.

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Add a major
  • Click Add Major/Minor.
  • Click on the magnifying glass next to Major/Minor.

Add a major


 

  • Change Dropdown beside Description to contains.
  • Use the Description to search for your major.
  • If this is your first major or second degree, there has to be a degree attached (i.e. BS, BA, BFA, BBA).
  • If you are adding a second major, not degree, do not select the major with the degree attached.
  • Select the major you wish to add.
  • If you have selected a major that requires a concentration, select your desired concentration.
  • Click Add Major/Minor.
  • Departmental instructions for declaring the major will appear, review them carefully and then click OK.
  • Review your selection to confirm you have selected the correct major and degreetype, then click Submit Request.

Add a major 2
Change a major
  • Click Drop Major/Minor.
  • Click on the magnifying glass next to Major/Minor.
  • Select the major you wish to drop.
  • Click Drop Major/Minor.

 Change a major


  • Click Add Major/Minor.
  • Click on the magnifying glass next to Major/Minor.
    • Change Dropdown beside Description to contains.
    • Use the Description to search for your major.
    • If this is your first major or second degree, there has to be a degree attached (i.e. BS, BA, BFA, BBA).
    • If you are adding a second major, not degree, do not select the major with the degree attached.

Change a major 2


 

  • Select the major you wish to add.
  • If you have selected a major that requires a concentration, select your desired concentration.
  • Click Add Major/Minor.
  • Departmental instructions for declaring the major will appear, review them carefully and then click OK.
  • Select drop reason.
  • Once you have made all desired changes click Submit Request.

Change a major 3

 

Drop a Major
  • Click Drop Major/Minor.
  • Click on the magnifying glass next to Major/Minor.
  • Select the major you wish to drop.
  • Click Drop Major/Minor.
  • Select Drop Reason.
  • Once you have made all desired changes click Submit Request.

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Add a minor
  • Click Add Major/Minor.
  • Click on the magnifying glass next to Major/Minor.
    • Change Dropdown beside Description to contains.
    • Use the Description to search for your minor.
  • Select the minor you wish to add.
  • Click Add Major/Minor.
  • Departmental instructions for declaring the minor will appear, review them carefully and then click OK.
  • Once you have made all desired changes click Submit Request.

Add a minor

Change a minor
  • Click Drop Major/Minor.
  • Click on the magnifying glass next to Major/Minor.
  • Select the minor you wish to drop.
  • Click Drop Major/Minor.

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  • Click Add Major/Minor.
  • Click on the magnifying glass next to Major/Minor.
    • Change Dropdown beside Description to contains.
    • Use the Description to search for your minor.

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  • Select the minor you wish to add.
  • Click Add Major/Minor.
  • Departmental instructions for declaring the minor will appear, review them carefully and then click OK.

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  • Select Drop Reason.
  • Once you have made all desired changes click Submit Request.

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Drop a minor
  • Click Drop Major/Minor.
  • Click on the magnifying glass next to Major/Minor.
  • Select the minor you wish to drop.
  • Click Drop Major/Minor.
  • Select Drop Reason.
  • Once you have made all desired changes click Submit Request.

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Add a concentration
  • Click Add/Change Concentration.
  • Click on the magnifying glass next to Major/Minor.
  • Select the major in which you wish to update the concentration.

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  • Click the magnifying glass next to Concentration.
  • Select Concentration.
  • Click Change Concentrations.
  • Departmental instructions for declaring the concentration will appear, review them carefully and then click OK.
  • Once you have made all desired changes click Submit Request.

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Change a concentration
  • Click Add/Change Concentration.
  • Click on the magnifying glass next to Major/Minor.
  • Select the major in which you wish to update the concentration.

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  • To remove a concentration, delete it from Concentration.
  • To add a new concentration, click the magnifying glass next to Concentration.
  • Select Concentration.
  • Click Change Concentrations.
  • Departmental instructions for declaring the concentration will appear, review them carefully and then click OK.
  • Once you have made all desired changes click Submit Request.

 


 

Drop a concentration
  • Click Add/Change Concentration.
  • Click on the magnifying glass next to Major/Minor.
  • Select the major in which you wish to update the concentration.
  • To remove a concentration, delete it from Concentration.
  • Click Change Concentrations.
  • Once you have made all desired changes click Submit Request.

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