Switch Major To Business

If you’re a current OSU student interested in changing your major to Business, or adding Business as a 2nd degree,  review the video below. 

Next Steps

  • Open/Close Meet application criteria
    • Minimum Ohio State GPA of 3.1 or better
    • Completion of English 1110 or any Writing and Information Literacy (WIL) GE with a grade of C or better
    • Completion of Math 1131 or 1151 or equivalent with grades of C or better
    • Completion of 26 semester hours of course work
      • 12 of those hours must be Ohio State, letter-graded credit earned post high school graduation
      • The rest of the hours can include Ohio State credits, transfer credit, EM credit, AP credit, and/or PSEO/College Credit Plus credit
  • Open/Close Apply

    If you meet the application criteria, apply directly to the major during the next application period.

    Application Information


    Applications are made available one month prior to each application deadline:

    • Autumn semester application deadline: June 1

    • Spring semester application deadline: September 15

    • Summer semester application deadline: January 31

  • Open/Close Email questions

    Have questions?

    Email FCOB-majorchanger@osu.edu

    You will receive a response within 48 business hours 

  • Open/Close Meet with business advisor

    Meet with a Fisher advisor through Zoom during Major Changer Office Hours. For SP24 semester, office hours will run January 2 - May 3, 2024 from 1:00-2:00pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.  Please note: Fisher Major Changer Office Hours will not be held on days that the University is closed.  Also, there will be no office hours on Tuesday, January 16.  

  • Open/Close Enroll in BUSADM 1200 course

    This is a great one-credit hour course for students considering or planning a major change to Fisher. Students will create a 4-year course plan through graduation, engage in self-reflection and self-assessment to better learn personal and career goals, and learn more about each of the specializations in Fisher. 

Hear a current student perspective