How to Declare the Minor

History of Consciousness students and faculty in seminar circa 1970s. © Regents of the University of California. Courtesy Special Collections, University Library, University of California Santa Cruz. UCSC Photography Services Photographs.

Declaring the Minor

Step 1: Review History of Consciousness Minor Requirements. 

Step 2: Log into MyUCSC and click the link to submit the Petition for Major/Minor

  • If you are not logged into MyUCSC prior to clicking the petition link, you will need to navigate to your Student Homepage and select the Undergraduate Student eForms tile > Petition for Major/Minor to access the form.

Step 3: Follow all of the instructions provided on the form for the major you're trying to declare. If you have questions, contact your major advising office about the other steps in the declaration process. 

Step 4: Email Rachel Lynch ( to set up an appointment to review your academic plan with HISC. Advising is currently remote. Prepare the Minor Petition Worksheet to the best of your ability in advance of your meeting.