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Exploring Majors & Careers: CE 205

Search for Counselor Education 205 in the timetable to find course offerings in the fall and spring.

“Exploring Majors and Careers” is a one credit hour, satisfactory/no credit course designed to help freshmen and sophomores (juniors may take the course with permission) learn about themselves and how to investigate potentially satisfying major and career options. Learning objectives include identifying interests, skills, values, and personality traits; increasing knowledge of various majors and colleges available at UT; learning basic search strategies related to finding internships, part-time jobs, and volunteer opportunities; locating and utilizing academic and career informational resources; and developing decision-making and goal setting skills.

Class topics include:
Career Myths, UT Colleges and Majors, UT Sources of Assistance, Using the Catalog, Strong Interest Inventory, Work and Lifestyle Values, Personality and Career, Skills and Abilities, Gaining Experience, Researching Majors and Careers, Decision-making, and Goal Setting.