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Declaring a Major 

A major field of study selected from the Skidmore College degree programs must be formally declared by the second semester of the sophomore year, prior to registration for the junior year. Requirements in a department are stated in the departmental announcements. Students are limited to two majors and three minors.

A qualified student may propose a Self-Determined Major, which intergrates more than one discipline to achieve a clearly developed and coherent course of study not available through the existing majors and minors at Skidmore.  See the Self-Determined Major website for procedures for designing such a program.

How to declare a major:

Please keep in mind that declaring a major is not binding. It is possible to change at a later date. However, it is in your best interest to make a decision and start the process now.