Double Major 

 "It's technology married with liberal arts, married with the humanities, that yields us the results that make our heart sing."  - Steve Jobs


Earning a double major can be an excellent way to supplement and strengthen your transcript and resume. Learning and knowing another language is an invaluable skill, in life and in the workforce. 

Student in major programs across the University can double major in Chinese Studies. Students will learn about Chinese culture, politics, history, and art as well as partaking in intensive Chinese language courses. 

To be considered for a double major, a student needs to make sure you meet the following requirements before declaring a double major:

  • Have completed at least 90 units and no more than 135 units. Contact your college to discuss if AP credits and transfer courses apply to that unit count.
  • Have at least 2.5 overall GPA
  • Have completed a majority of the prerequisite for both majors
  • Be able to satisfy the requirements for BOTH majors with no more than 240 total units
  • Meet with both departments or programs and your college to discuss your academic plan and written receive approval in the format of a Double Major Petition Form.
  • Overlapping of two upper-division courses may be permitted if the two majors are similar. Restrictions may apply please consult with academic advisors from both majors.

Learn more about the double major process here