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Adding Economics as a Major

Deadlines for Change of Major Period

  FALL 2020
SPRING 2021 SUMMER 2021
Change of Major Application Opens August 3
December 14 May 5
Deadline to Complete New Major Advising Meeting August 26 January 20 May 27
Deadline to Apply August 30 January 24 June 2

Steps to Change Your Major


Students may add or change their primary major through HokieSpa during the designated Change of Major Application Deadlines.

1. Complete New Major Advising Meeting with Department Undergraduate Advisor, Erika Perdue. Schedule an appointment via Email or Navigate
2. Complete Change of Major Application in Hokie Spa when Change of Major system is open.  Click the link for step-by-step instructions.


The Department of Economics accepts and processes requests for second majors at any time.

1. Complete New Major Advising Meeting with Department Undergraduate Advisor, Erika Perdue. Schedule an appointment via Email or Navigate.
2. Download and complete the Change of Major/Minor Form.
3. Submit the Change of Major/Minor Form to Erika Perdue via the Economics Document Submission Portal who will then submit it to the College of Science Dean’s Office.