May 19, 2024  
2020-2021 University Catalog 
2020-2021 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing Major Change (CODO) Requirements

Major Change (CODO) Requirements

Students will need to meet the criteria below to be eligible for this major. A student’s catalog term, typically the semester you started at Purdue, will be used to determine the Major Change criteria that applies to you. Students can find their catalog term at the top of their MyPurduePlan below the degree progress bar.

This major change information below is for the catalog term you are currently viewing; see the University Undergraduate Academic Advising Major Change (CODO) website for prior catalog term criteria and FAQs.


General Requirements

  • Minimum Semesters:  1
  • Minimum Credits:  12
  • Minimum GPA:  3.0

Course Requirements

  • 3.0 or better in the following:
    • Six credits of biology and/or chemistry courses with labs

Other Requirements

  • Students are accepted for FALL
  • Students are admitted on a SPACE AVAILABLE BASIS ONLY after a holistic review. Space is limited.
  • Students must be in good academic standing (not on academic probation)
  • Students are required to complete a CODO application prior to submitting their request.
  • Application is provided at CODO meeting or available in JNSN 109.
  • Applications may be submitted by 5:00pm Eastern on Friday of finals week during the spring semester. Applications will be reviewed after spring semester grades are posted.
  • Students are strongly encouraged to attend a CODO meeting to learn about the application process and the courses needed to stay on track for four-year graduation in the nursing curriculum.

Advising Office Location

Johnson Hall 109

Advising Next Steps

Students wanting to change their major to a College of Health and Human Sciences (HHS) major are encouraged to attend an HHS Advising Meeting. See the College of Health and Human Sciences Changing Your Major website for details.