ACAD 1101: Educational and Career Exploration for the Undecided

When you are not certain what you want to do with your life, it is time to explore the options.  

The Department of Student Transitions proudly offers a one-credit-hour course that offers students the opportunity to dig into the options and opportunities for selecting a college major and a career pathway.  The course, Educational and Career Exploration for the Undecided (ACAD 1101), is designed to help you answer the following essential questions:

  1. What are my values, skills, strengths, and interests?
  2. What are the options for aligning my values and interests to a college major?
  3. What career pathways exist that would allow me to pursue what I am interested in?

What is Educational and Career Exploration?

The one-credit-hour course provides students with the opportunity to explore majors and careers while developing a personalized career plan.  For more information, see a sample course syllabus.

Who takes Educational and Career Exploration?

This course is open to anyone who is not sure what they want to major in or what career pathways to choose.  It is also helpful to students who have a specific major and career in mind and want to prepare for the requirements, experiences, and opportunities to attain their long-term professional goals.

Who teaches Educational and Career Exploration?

Faculty from the Department of Student Transitions and other relevant offices and departments teach the course.  The faculty have extensive experience in teaching and working with students who are exploring and discovering the right academic and career pathway.