Change of Major, Transition, and Readmission Criteria

Thank you for your interest in applying to a CEAS major! For more information regarding how and when your application will be processed, please visit the CEAS Transition FAQs page

The criteria on this page applies to: Change of Major (COM), Change of College (COC or Transition), and Readmission students.

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Deadlines

Change of Major (COM), Change of College (COC or Transition), and Readmission applicants can apply to CEAS programs during any academic semester.

Transition application timelines and deadlines.
Applying for
Application deadline
Tentative decision date
Spring 2022
December 3
Late December
Summer 2022
April 22
Early May
Fall 2022
August 5
Mid-August

*CEAS will review Readmission applicants on a rolling basis 

Policies

  • You can be enrolled in the minimum credit hours and/or courses when you submit your application as long as you plan to complete the requirements by the end of the current semester
  • CEAS reserves the right to consider academic misconduct and related circumstances as part of our application review process
  • Your CEAS advisor will determine your transition schedule and timeline to co-op/graduation after you are accepted.

2021-2022 Criteria

Transition (or Change of College) applicants must pass 24 UC credit hours prior to acceptance; transfer credit will not fulfill this requirement.

Transition application criteria.
Program Required Math Credit Required Science Credit Overall UC GPA
Math/Science GPA
Aerospace Engineering (ASE)
MATH1061
CHEM1040 or PHYS2001
3.3
3.1
Architectural Engineering (AE) MATH1061  CHEM1040 or PHYS2001 3.0 2.9
Biomedical Engineering (BME)
MATH1061
CHEM1040 or PHYS2001
3.4
3.0
Chemical Engineering (CHE)
MATH1061
CHEM1040 or PHYS2001
2.8
2.8
Civil Engineering (CE)
MATH1061
CHEM1040 or PHYS2001 
3.0 3.0
Computer Engineering (CMPE)
MATH1061
CHEM1040 or PHYS2001
2.8
2.8
Computer Science (CS) MATH1061
CHEM1040 or PHYS2001
3.0
3.0
Construction Management (CM)
MATH1061
N/A 2.5 N/A
Cybersecurity Engineering (CYBR) MATH1061 CHEM1040 or PHYS2001 3.0 3.0
Electrical Engineering (EE)
MATH1061
CHEM1040 or PHYS2001
2.8
2.8
Electrical Engineering Tech (EET) MATH1026 CHEM1040 or PHYS1051 2.5 N/A
Environmental Engineering (ENVE)
MATH1061
CHEM1040 or PHYS2001
2.7
2.7 
Mechanical Engineering (ME)
MATH1061
CHEM1040 or PHYS2001
3.3 2.9
Mechanical Engineering Tech (MET)
MATH1061
CHEM1040 or PHYS1051
3.0 2.6

Fire Science Technology (FST)

Previous experience in fire service preferred

N/A
N/A
2.0
N/A