Majors & Minors Expo 2014

Faculty representing the various majors/minors and student leaders from major-related clubs and honor societies will staff tables and be available to talk with students about their specific area of study. We hope that this type of event will be an excellent opportunity for you to explore your options at Ursinus and begin making connections with faculty and fellow students in your area(s) of interest.

Wednesday, January 29
Lower Wismer
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Check this page regularly for more updates.  If you have questions, please contact The Director of First-Year Programs.

Tips for a successful visit to the Expo:

  • Prior to the Expo, check out the UC Website for a list of Majors & Minors offered
  • Visit tables representing the major and/or minor programs that interest you
  • Take advantage of all the information provided
  • Don’t be afraid to ask questions
  • Ask faculty about:
    o The curriculum and requirements for the program
    o Special career interest tracks within a major
    o The faculty member’s research and courses s/he teaches
    o Minors and/or double majors that students in the program typically consider
    o Internship opportunities
    o Research opportunities for students. Is research required for the major?
    o Study abroad
    o Graduate school programs typically pursued by graduates of the major
    o Careers paths that graduates of the major typically take
  • Ask students about:
    o Their reasons for choosing the major/minor
    o Their experience in the major/minor and in classes
    o Relationships with faculty
    o Opportunities for student and faculty interaction and collaboration outside of class
    o Opportunities to get involved with academic clubs and/or honor societies associated with the program
    o Their experience in Summer Fellows, research, internships, study abroad, etc.
    o Their plans for post graduation





Participating Departments:
African American and Africana Studies
American Studies
Applied Ethics (see Philosophy & Religious Studies Table)
Art & Art History
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BCMB)
Business and Economics
East Asian Studies
Environmental Studies
Exercise and Sport Science
Film Studies
Gender and Women’s Studies
Mathematics & Computer Science
Media & Communication Studies (MCS)
Modern Languages
Peace and Social Justice
Philosophy & Religious Studies
Pre-Medical Advising

Career and Professional Development and Study Abroad will also be represented.