UE 101: Major and Career Exploration Course

A requirement of the Major Explorers program is for entering first-year students 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 incoming first-year students 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.

Type: Lecture
Credits: 1
Prerequisites: Incoming first-year students assigned to Exploratory and Pre-Professional Advising Center only
Grading: Pass/Fail
Typically Offered: Fall

Note: Newly admitted transfer students and students who remain Exploratory (Undecided) after their first UB semester can enroll in CEP 202: Career Development. This 3-credit course focuses on career awareness, personal awareness and educational awareness as they relate to the world of work.