Cal Poly requires applicants to declare a major on the application. Deciding on the major that best fits your goals for your application is important (major changes are not allowed after an applicant has been selected until after the first quarter of attendance).
Therefore, we advise you to explore our majors thoroughly. This can include using your VIP page for information, accessing the catalog information, linking to the department website and hearing what department faculty and students have to say through the links below.
BA - Bachelor of Arts
BS - Bachelor of Science
BAR - Bachelor of Architecture
BLA - Bachelor of Landscape Architecture
BFA - Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art & Design
Cal Poly does NOT accept applications for these categories:
Lower-division transfer applicants (less than 60 transferable semester units or 90 transferable quarter units upon transfer).
Students seeking a second Baccalaureate degree.