If you’re not sure about what to major in, you’re not alone at The University of Tampa. About 30 percent of the University’s freshmen choose undeclared as a major. Here’s why UT is an excellent choice for undeclared students:
More than 140 Academic Programs
With more than 140 areas of study
across four colleges, the University provides many opportunities for you to explore degree options, while still staying within the goal of graduating in four years. Also, faculty and advisors have the expertise to guide you in choosing a major that’s right for you.
Orientation is more than a one-week process at UT. The Gateways
program is a required, two-credit, yearlong course of study designed to help you adjust to college life. The program helps you examine your interests, talents and goals, while pointing you in the right direction for whatever major you choose. You’ll team up with twenty new friends from around world and meet with a faculty advisor at least once a week.
During your first two years at UT, you’ll be part of an innovative program that integrates your core curriculum with the major you eventually choose. The Baccalaureate Experience
program introduces you to a variety of major/career options. The courses you take are applicable to any major, helping you stay on track to graduate on time.
UT has more than 400 internships
available each year, as well as other opportunities both on and off campus to explore different fields while developing real-world experience. Many internships are within walking distance of campus.
The Office of Career Services
provides one-on-one guidance, self-assessment tools, career workshops, job fairs and other resources to help you explore all the options and get a head start on your career. Career Services also offers the one-credit course, Career Decision-Making.