Major Exploration

Whether you have a major in mind or are exploring your options, choosing a major is a significant decision in the college student’s academic career. Depending upon your aspirations and interests, you might consider the following questions when considering a major:

  • What subjects come naturally to you, and what are you good at doing?
  • What classes do you enjoy and what do you like to study?
  • Do you want to invest time into learning about a certain subject or is it more of a curiosity?
  • What faculty or staff have you connected with?
  • Are there opportunities for research, study abroad, and co-curricular opportunities connected to the major’s curriculum?
  • What are some career possibilities for someone who majored in this subject?

Start answering these questions and learning about the majors at UConn by accessing the resources below.

Career coaching for Major Exploration
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Identify a Major and Career

Reliable, intuitive decision-making with Focus 2 helps you choose a major, explore occupations, and make informed career decisions.

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The Major Experience (TME)

The Major Experience (TME) is a University-wide major exploration program, designed to help students explore majors in a holistic, interactive, and intentional manner. TME …

Majors to Careers

Are you trying to figure out what to do with your major? Are you wondering what students and alumni in …

Husky Mentor Network for Major Exploration

Connect with UConn alumni & professionals for one-on-one career conversations, including discussing choosing a major, résumé critiques, practice interviews, and …

Handshake for Major Exploration

Review internship and job opportunities posted by employers looking for UConn students. Search out positions connected to majors of interest.

UConn Undergraduate Catalog

Review majors, minors, and courses available at UConn.

CT DOL: Labor Market Information

This section of our website is aimed primarily at students, teachers, counselors, parents, and other individuals looking for information on …


Buzzfile has mapped dozens of  to the specific companies and industries that employ graduates of those majors. Dozens …

Career Communities

Career Communities are industry-focused groups that assist undergraduate and graduate students in narrowing down their career aspirations into manageable and …