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Biochemistry Major Change (CODO) Requirements


Major Change (CODO) Requirements


Purdue students interested in changing their major should meet with their current academic advisor to discuss their options and begin the online process. Once the student’s Major Change (CODO) has been processed, students will receive an email with instructions to authorize the change.

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, more about the major change process and FAQs.

General Requirements


  • Minimum Semesters:  1
  • Minimum West Lafayette Credit Hours:  12
  • Minimum GPA:  2.75

Course Requirements


C- or better in the following:

Other Requirements


  • Students are accepted for FALL, SPRING, and SUMMER.
  • Major is open with no anticipated space restrictions.
  • Accept students in any academic standing (including on academic probation).
  • If completed prior to CODO, students must have earned grades of C- or higher in core courses, which are CHM 11600 , CHM 25500 , CHM 25600 , BIOL 23100 , BCHM 36200/46200/46300 or BCHM 56100/56200/46300.
  • Students interested in CODOing to Biochemistry are strongly encouraged to meet with a Biochemistry advisor before submitting their request.

Advising Next Steps


Students are encouraged to speak with a departmental advisor.