Students may change major with permission of both their original and new Department Chairs to ensure the proper credits can be met within the necessary time frame.  Students wanting to switch into the Biology major or into the Nursing Program, must also submit a new Application for Matriculation to the Office of Admission. In order to effect a change of major, students must submit a Declaration/Change of Major Form, signed and approved by their current Faculty Advisor  and the Department Chair of the students current and new major, to the Office of the University Registrar.

If students wish to be considered for admission into the Pre-Clinical or Pre-Veterinary medical program, they must submit an application to the School of Medicine or School of Veterinary Medicine respectively, through the Office of Admission. They must receive a recommendation from the Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences in order to process the application. An interview conducted by the SGU Faculty Student Selection may be required.