Explore Majors

On this page, you will find a collection of what we consider to be the best tools and resources available for exploring majors. Keep in mind, there is no prescribed method that applies to everyone. Your process for finding a major may be different than someone else's. This is why it's always important to follow up with a Academic Advisor or TME Career Coach

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MAJOR ELIMINATION

It’s often easier to first identify the majors you DON’T want to do. This step gives you the opportunity to eliminate majors in which you have no interest, allowing you to focus only on programs that are real possibilities. To make the most of this resource, be sure to complete BOTH elimination phases (instructions to follow). 

 

Identify Potential Majors

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MAJOR PROFILES

The quickest and easiest way to gather information on all of UConn's majors. Each profile includes best intro courses, career opportunities, related majors, TME Student Mentors, and more.  By viewing these profiles, you're able to get a glimpse into each major without needing to spend hours researching.

 

View Major Profiles

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TME MENTORS

TME Mentors are current UConn students from the various majors at the University. They use their own experiences to give you an idea of what it's like to be a student in their program. Think about it....if you're interested in sociology and want information on what the major is like, who better to contact than a current sociology major?

 

Contact TME Mentors

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MAJOR EXPLORATION GROUPS

We've organized every UConn major into Exploration Groups, which are clusters of majors with related content and disciplinary focus. Having a Major Exploration Group (instead of being undecided) will give you a direction and will greatly simplify the exploration process.

 

View Major Exploration Groups

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LIST OF MAJORS

How can you choose a major if you don't even know what's offered? It's important to familiarize yourself with your choices. Click the link below to view the list of UConn majors. 

 

List of UConn Majors

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MAJOR CONTACTS

Once you generate some ideas for majors, the next step is to connect with people in those areas. If you're interested in Environmental Science, you should have a conversation with a faculty or staff member in the Environmental Science Department. You can learn a lot from these people since they are the experts!

 

Major Contacts