A requirement of the Major Explorers program is for first semester freshmen to enroll in the one-credit lecture, Major and Career Exploration (UE 101), taught by career counselors from Career Services and advisors in the Exploratory and Pre-Professional Advising Center. The course is designed to assist freshmen who are exploring majors acquire the necessary skills, information and resources to make informed and timely academic decisions. Through in-class activities, guest speakers and self reflective homework assignments, students will learn about their various academic and career options.
After successfully completing UE 101, students will:
• Know the resources on campus to help make an informed decision when choosing a major.
• Increase self-awareness regarding interests, values and academic strengths.
• Increase knowledge of academic and career options of interest.
• Understand career decision-making as a process informed by direct experiences and chance events.
Prerequisites: Incoming freshmen assigned to Exploratory and Pre-Professional Advising Center only
Typically Offered: Fall
Note: Newly admitted transfer students and students who remain Exploratory (Undecided) after their first UB semester, are strongly encouraged to enroll in UBE 202: Career Planning. Taught by career services counselors, UBE 202 is a two-credit seminar that focuses on career awareness, personal awareness and educational awareness as they relate to the process of making a career decision.