Explore Majors


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Step 1: Explore

Explore MyPlan.com and take the assessments (personality, interests, skills, values) - email us for more info and a free code

Schedule an appointment online for major exploration with a UAC advisor

Attend a self-assessment workshop offered by Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Attend a Major Exploration Seminar

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Step 2: Discover

Check out the degree plans that UTA offers

Explore department websites for more information about majors

Meet with an advisor for majors that you are considering

Use Degree Map - a new planning tool that allows you to track degree progress and preview a "what-if" scenario before you change your major. Your advisor can provide more information!

Talk to a career consultant in the Career Development Center

Take a look at career/salary websites like the Occupational Outlook HandbookCareer One Stop, and The College Board

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Step 3: Decide

Declare your major by meeting with the advisor for that major

Develop your résumé and have it reviewed by the Career Development Center

Get an internship – check out internship websites like Internships.comInternWebCareer Rookie, and Intern Abroad

Join a student organization


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