Restricted Majors

Applicants who do not specify a major on their application are considered for admission to the University rather than to a particular major. 

Admission to Stony Brook University does not guarantee acceptance into majors in applied mathematics and statistics, biomedical engineering, business management, chemical and molecular engineering, civil engineering, computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, engineering science, information systems, mechanical engineering, music, pharmacology, technological systems management, or certain health sciences degree programs (nursing, social work, and athletic training for freshmen; nursing social work, respiratory care, athletic training, clinical laboratory sciences, and the health science/occupational therapy combined degree program for transfers). These programs have specific admission requirements and/or application deadlines. See the alphabetical listing of Approved Majors, Minors, and Programs for admission requirements and application deadlines for specific majors.