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How to Declare

How to Declare a Major or Minor

Students may declare a major or minor in political science by completing the corresponding Weinberg College Declaration of Major or Declaration of Minor form. This process can be completed remotely. See the instructions and additional details below to declare your major or minor:

Weinberg Major Declaration form

Weinberg Minor Declaration form

 
Instructions
  1. Download the declaration form and fill out the student and major/minor information sections. 
    • Mac users: Please fill out forms in Adobe Reader or Acrobat rather than Preview.  Information filled out in Preview is not retained when the pdf is opened in other applications. 
    • Adobe Reader is available as a free download: https://get.adobe.com/reader/
  2. Save the pdf named as: “<Your Last Name>_<Your Student ID>”.
  3. Email the form to the Undergraduate Program Coordinator, Libby Wait, at elizabeth.wait@northwestern.edu.

The Program Coordinator will review the form and submit it to the Weinberg College Office of Undergraduate Advising. Department advisors are not assigned in Political Science; you are welcome to reach out to and meet with any of the Political Science advisors. See more information on department advising here.

Additional Notes
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