Choosing a major

Center for Academic Planning and Exploration (CAPE)

One-on-one coaching sessions
Coaches can help students explore majors across all colleges. They will guide you through the process of choosing a major by helping you develop a personalized, structured plan for exploration and deciding on your major.  Available by appointment or drop-in at both CAPE and ISSS locations.
This comprehensive list includes all of the majors available at the U. Each profile includes information on degree requirements, potential career paths, learning abroad opportunities and link to the major's homepage. Many profiles also include links to related student groups and student perspectives on the major.


OUE 2100: Academic Planning and Exploration (1 credit)
A web-based, 1-credit course for degree-seeking undergraduate students who are undecided about their academic major. Through online course modules and in-person meetings, students will develop a plan to discover and declare a major that matches their interests, values and academic skills.
 

CAPE offers Day-Long Workshops 3 times a year. These workshops help students learn about their interests and values, explore major options at the U, and help to kick-start the major exploration process.

Undergraduate Course Catalog

Online information about all courses, majors, and minors. 



Career Services

Individual Career Counseling Sessions
Meet with a career counselor in your college for help deciding on a major. You will work together to assess your skills and interests, and find the career path that is best suited to you. 
Career service offices in each college offer different opportunities for major exploration and decision-making including individual help, workshops, and courses.

Online resources specifically for international students

Student Counseling Services (SCS)

Career Counseling Appointments
Get individualized assistance and support in the career development process, and major exploration and decision making.  Career counselors may use different assessments to assist in discovering your skills and interests. Students can also be supported in the decision-making process, increasing self-confidence, processing conflicts in values or with significant others, and addressing fears in and identifying strategies for moving forward.