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majors & career

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Majors & Career Resources

The Major Network 

Hear from an upper-division student about the ins and outs of their major. You can request to go to a class with them, grab coffee with them, or just correspond via email.

Academic Progress Audit System (APAS) 

This online report provides information about degree requirements, courses that fulfill those requirements, and how the courses you have taken satisfy degree requirements for particular programs.

Graduation Planner

This online resource can help you review major and minor requirements and make a plan to stay on track for graduation.

CAPE’s Major Profiles 

Use CAPE’s Major Profiles to explore all of the different majors and minors available and their course requirements.

GoldPASS 

This is a database created for students to look for internships and future jobs.

WCIDWAMI 

Every career office has access to a great resource, titled: "What Can I Do With This Major?" This resource lists out careers related to each major.

O*Net

Learn more about different career fields and which jobs are expected to experience growth soon.

Student Groups (Student Unions & Activities)

UROP (Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program)

Learning Abroad Center

Classes that engage in the community (service-learning)

Campus lectures/events

Career Courses

The U has lots of career courses geared towards helping you choose a major. The courses offered vary by college and major, talk with a career counselor and your academic advisor

Workshops & Info Sessions

You will find a variety of workshops and college or major information sessions designed to help you find a major.

Center for Academic Planning and Exploration (CAPE)

The purpose of CAPE is to help students discover their major. The staff (coaches) know something about every major and work with you to develop a plan.

Your Academic Advisor
Your academic advisor is a great resource for helping you decide on a major.

Your Career Services Office
Each college has its own Career Services office with career counselors who can help you explore a variety of career paths.

One Stop
One Stop Student Services provides a helpful guide that will walk you through the declaration process.

Student Counseling Services (SCS)
SCS offers career counseling appointments that provide you with individualized assistance in developing a greater sense of self-awareness relevant to the career development process.

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