Explore Majors

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Explore Majors

Are you still figuring out which major you’d like to pursue at UO? You’re not alone!  Approximately 25% of students enter the University as exploring—it is the largest major designation at UO. Advisors are here to help you explore different options strategically, based on your strengths and interests, and make the most out of your UO experience!

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Exploring Roadmap

Whether you're in year one, two, or three and beyond or you're a transfer student, you'll find the right path to take with our Exploring Roadmap. You'll find a checklist of milestones you'll want to accomplish along the way, alongside exploration activities.

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Explore by Major

Discover the opportunities that await. The UO Admissions page includes details about the different majors you can explore while studying at our campuses.

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Connect with an Advisor

Exploring Advisors can help:

  • Provide guidance, information, and support for students who are exploring majors.
  • Help students engage with exploration process early on in their college career
  • Help students declare a major and complete their degree requirements in a timely way.  


Declare or Change Your Major

Students should try to declare a major by the winter of their sophomore year. Find out how to declare or change your major here.

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