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UExplore Major Open Houses

The UExplore Major Open Houses give students the opportunity to meet with advisors, professors, delcared students, and even alumni to learn more about related majors, minors, and certificate programs. Students who attend can enjoy FREE food and a relaxed environment.

 Data Science Open House

 Departments attending the "Data Science" Open House include: Linguistics, Computer Science, Communication, Psychology, Economics, Lassonde Institute, Biology, Mining Engineering, Geography, Atmospheric Sciences, Information Systems, Mathematics, and Career Services

 


 Going Global Open House

 

 Departments attending the "Going Global" Open House include: International & Area Studies, Linguistics, Comparative Literary & Cultural Studies, World Languages & Cultures, Learning Abroad, Hinckley Institute, Peace & Conflict Studies, Geography, Political Science, Lassonde Institute, and Career Services

 


 

 Departments attending the "Got a Major? Declare a Minor!" Open House include: College of Health, College of Architecture & Planning, College of Humanities, College of Fine Arts, College of Science, College of Social & Behavioral Science, College of Mines & Earth Science, College of Nursing, School of Medicine, College of Engineering, David Eccles School of Business, and Undergraduate Studies

 


 Helpful Questions to Ask

An important part of exploring majors is knowing what questions to ask to help you gather meaningful information for you to use in your decision making process. Use these questions, and ones you've come up with, to guide your conversations with the department representatives. 

 

  • Why do students tend to select (or why did you select) this major?
  • What class or classes would be a good introduction to this major? Which classes have been your favorite in the major?
  • What types of skills will I develop if I pursue this major?
  • Are there any specific general education courses you would recommend I take as I complete this major?
  • What elective courses would you recommend?
  • What kind of campus activities or student organizations on campus relate to this major?
  • Does this major require or is it desirable to have a graduate degree in this area?
  • What types of internships are available to students in this major?
  • What kinds of careers are possible with this major after graduation?
Last Updated: 1/13/17