UE 101: Major and Career Exploration Course

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 advisors in Exploratory and Pre-Professional Advising Center and career counselors from Career Services. 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.

Type: Lecture
Credits: 1
Prerequisites: Incoming freshmen assigned to Exploratory and Pre-Professional Advising Center only
Grading: A-F
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.