Declare or Change Major or Minor

Thank you for your interest in our programs! Below you can find step-by-step instructions to add or drop the English major, and to add or drop a minor in English, Comics Studies, Digital Humanities, Disability Studies or Writing, Public Speaking and Critical Thinking (including its certificate program).

Declare or Change the Major

Thank you for continuing your story with us in the English major. To declare, please do the following:

  • Contact English Undergraduate Secretary Karen McClain at to add/drop the major or minors. Please use your UO email and include your UO ID number.
  • Schedule an advising appointment with Dr. Corbett Upton, Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies.

This appointment is a requirement for becoming a major. You are not fully enrolled until you have finished this step.

This meeting will give you more information about the structure of the major, the kinds of classes you will be able to take and the academic and professional opportunities awaiting you in the English department.