Becoming a Major

Students must apply within the first, FULL three weeks of either the Fall or Spring semester.

Students must meet the following two requirements:

1) Successful completion of at least 39 credits. (Students who are members in good standing of the University Honors Program may apply after completing 23 credits at UConn.)

2a) Cumulative GPA of at least 2.8

~ OR ~

1) Successful performance on a timed writing exercise administered by the department. Applicants taking the test must show mastery of the fundamental tools of writing, including spelling, grammar and syntax. The applicant’s academic record and goals also will be considered.

Download Application – GPA  (based on GPA of 2.8 or higher)

Download Application – TEST  (not based on GPA)