Majors Fair 2013
Looking for a Major? Minor? Second Major? Want to change your Major?
Then you will want to make plans to attend the Majors Fair!
Wednesday, February 13 from 11-1:30
2nd Floor SAC Cafeteria (Multipurpose Room)
All undergraduate students interested in learning more about University of Louisville academic majors and minors are invited to attend the Majors Fair. The Majors Fair provides students with an opportunity to meet with faculty and professional advisors to discuss a variety of possible majors as well as many available career opportunities connected to each major. Freshmen and Sophomores will receive a FREE UofL "Class of 2015" or "Class of 2016" tee shirt at the event! Additionally, the first 200 students in attendance will receive FREE LUNCH!
- UofL Alumni, SOSers, CAPS Leaders, and Ambassadors will be available to discuss their majors with undecided students and eat lunch with them during the event.
- Undergraduate Advising Practice staff will be on hand to help you run a "What If" report. This will help you determine how your completed courses will fit into another major.
- The Career Development Center Staff will be on hand to help you explore majors and related career opportunities.
- Dine with your Major: UofL Alumni and current upper level students who have selected a major will be available to eat lunch with you, discuss how and why they chose their majors, and answer any questions you may have.
How to get the most out of attending the Majors Fair:
- Prepare a list of majors you are interested in pursuing and be sure to visit the booths representing those specific majors at the Majors Fair.
- Think about...
What courses interest you?
What possible careers interest you?
- Be prepared to ask questions at the Majors Fair!
What are the required courses for this major?
Is there a minimum GPA required to be accepted into the major?
Are there departmental/professional associations I should join if I select this major?
What jobs do University of Louisville graduates obtain with this degree?
Will a bachelor's degree in this major prepare me for a job in this field, or will I need to pursue a graduate degree?
What to do after the Majors Fair:
- Schedule an appointment with your academic advisor in order to discuss how to change your major, should you decide to do so.
- Ask your advisor to help you run a "What If" report to determine how your courses will count in a different major. Click here to view instructions on how to run a "What If" report.
- Contact the Career Development Center in order to learn more about how your skills, interests, and abilities relate with your choice of major and career. Click here to access the Career Development Center website.
- Academic Advising: The university-wide undergraduate advising webpage (ULearn) provides resources including a GPA calculator, advisor contact information, and the advising syllabus.
- Undergraduate Catalog: The official source for all degree programs and academic requirements.
- Majors and programs: The University of Louisville offers graduate, professional, baccalaureate, and associate degrees, as well as certificates, in over 170 fields of study through 12 schools and colleges.
- Flight Plan: List semester by semester course sequences for all undergraduate degrees at UofL.
- ULink Student Center: The ULink Student Center includes three new options to help you and your advisor plan and manage your academic career at UofL: The Advisement Report (degree audit), the What-If Advisement Report and the Course Planner.
- Transferring within the University: An intra-university transfer is a transfer from one undergraduate school or college at the University to another. For example, you may wish to transfer from the College of Business to a degree program offered by the College of Arts & Sciences.
- The Career Development Center: Offers an abundance of resources to hep you research careers.
- Self Exploration: Resources to assist you in learning about your interests, skills, and abilities, and how they relate to your choice of major and career.
- What Can You Do With A Major In... : A comprehensive series of documents designed to help you explore your major and its related career and professional development opportunities.
- My Majors.com: A website designed to help you explore relationships between the major you select and its career possibilities.
- My Plan.com: A website designed to help you explore your major and its related career opportunities.
- Occupational Outlook website: Occupational outlook from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
- Get Experience/Build your Resmue: Resources on how to get real world experience while still in school.
- The Ulmer Career Center: Available to all students enrolled in the College of Business, the Ulmer Career Center can help you explore career options and plan, find, and manage the career that's right for you.
The 2013 Majors Fair is sponsored by: The Office of Undergraduate Advising Practice. If you would like more information regarding the 2013 Majors Fair please contact Katie Bixby at 852-4475.