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Choosing a Major

KU offers over 190 undergraduate majors, giving you plenty of options to choose from. The KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park offers additional undergraduate degrees, minors and certificates.  You might begin your decision-making process by assessing your academic strengths and career interests. The Careers & KU Majors resource can help you further explore career options within various majors available at KU. In order to make an informed decision, it is important to gather information about yourself and the various majors your are considering.

Looking for help deciding on a major? Try taking a career assessment, enrolling in EPSY 310, or taking the HawkQuest quiz. While taking an assessment or class alone can't give you all the answers, these tools can help point you in the right direction.

Click on a major below for more information about the major including possible careers and career paths, potential employers, job search strategy tips, and links to jobs and internships.

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Ask yourself:

  • What are your best subjects?

  • What topics are you most excited about?

  • What career paths are you considering?

For each major you are considering, find out:

  • Are there admission requirements?

  • What classes will you need to take?

  • How do these majors relate to your career goals?