Choosing a major can be hard. We can help.
the University College, you’ll find two different areas—both packed
with extra resources to help you make the most of your first year and discover your perfect major.
Which is right for you?
the Exploratory Studies area, which attracts hundreds of students, you’ll get specialized
advising, learn about career paths, and try out classes in majors you
are considering. The goal is to help you make this important life
decision, in an informed way, by the end of your first year.
other colleges may offer you one “undecided” major, we let you choose from seven exploratory options that help you find your perfect major. You’ll pick one exploratory area, which will act as
your starting point for finding the major that inspires you.
of your first-year classes count toward graduation, so you won’t lose
any time toward completing your degree—allowing you to explore majors in
a way that is academically safe.
this area of the University College, you’ll get specialized advising,
sharpen your study skills, meet with peer mentors, take classes that
move you ahead academically, work with tutors, and explore majors as part of your first-year experience.
have the advantage of linked classes that are team-taught by professors
from different departments. You’ll also take part in workshops that
bring students together to learn about campus procedures.
on the right track can really pay off by making your entire college
experience more successful. Our academic expectations are high, but we
offer you the support that helps you achieve them.
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