Change of Major (CODO) Process
A Change of Curricula (CODO) occurs when a Purdue West Lafayette student requests to transfer to a program in another college or school in the University. To prepare for a successful CODO, students should review and meet all of the requirements which have been set forth by the College of Science for their program of interest. CODO requirements vary within the College and will not be waived. The College of Science recommends the following process to ensure a successful CODO process.
- Talk to your current advisor
Work closely with your current advisor to understand and complete the CODO requirements of the College of Science program you would like to pursue.
- Talk with an advisor in your program of interest (optional)
Connect with the College of Science during non-major drop-in times to discuss your CODO plan.
- Start the CODO process with your current advisor
The College of Science will receive your request electronically.
Helpful Resources for Changing Your Major (CODO)
- College of Science CODO Requirements - please see the CODO requirements in the University Catalog link located on this webpage.
Registrar Office: FAQ for the CODO Process
Requests to Add or Change Programs within the College of Science
The University CODO process is not used when a College of Science student requests a change of major or addition of a program or major within the College. The student's advisor will apply the CODO requirements for the requested program to determine if a program may be added or changed.