Major Exploration Week (Jan. 25-27) is a weeklong set of live and pre-recorded virtual events dedicated to students who are exploring majors. This week is a chance for students to see how different academic focus areas are being leveraged in the real world. Students will learn about the value of a liberal arts education; bust some IT myths with a dean; and learn how STEM can be leveraged to help people. Stay tuned for all that is happening this week.
Degree Discovery Day (Jan. 28) is a two-hour event where 30+ academic departments will provide time for students to virtually drop-in, meet with staff/faculty, ask questions, and learn about specific majors, minors, and programs. See more information below!
This week of events is hosted by the UNO Academic and Career Development Center (ACDC).
Monday, January 25
Creative Production and Performing Arts
Do you want to explore new ways of seeing and interacting with the world, and enjoy creative problem solving and design? This academic focus area is for those who enjoy design, human communication, or the performance and production of art, music, literature and other media.
Culture, Ethnicity and Social Justice
Are you interested in learning more about people, places, cultures, and promoting equal rights and justice? This area includes many different majors with a focus on complex cultures and relationships that shape our world and can match your desire to make a positive impact in your community.
Tuesday, January 26
Business and Innovation
This Academic Focus Area may be of interest to those who enjoy analyzing data; thinking strategically; would like to manage people and/or projects; and are drawn to work in the financial, data, or technology industries. UNO offers many academic majors and concentrations to prepare students for this growing industry.
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Do you have an interest in solving problems by applying principles from science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)? UNO is a leader in STEM and has many interesting and engaging degree programs across a number of collaborating departments and colleges.
College of Arts and Sciences:
College of Information Science & Technology (IS&T):
Wednesday, January 27
Public Service, Healthcare and Helping Professions
Do you want to serve your community, your state, or your country? Public service and helping professions play critically important roles in educating, protecting, and ensuring the health, welfare, and prosperity of diverse populations. UNO offers many different majors and concentrations that can lead to successful and fulfilling careers serving your communities.
Thursday, January 28 | 11 A.M. to 1 P.M.
Faculty and staff from more than 30 academic departments are excited to answer your questions and explain more about their programs. Use this link to select which academic department(s) you would like to speak with and connect directly to their Zoom room.
About the University of Nebraska at Omaha
Located in one of America’s best cities to live, work and learn, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is Nebraska’s premier metropolitan university. With more than 15,000 students enrolled in 200-plus programs of study, UNO is recognized nationally for its online education, graduate education, military friendliness and community engagement efforts. Founded in 1908, UNO has served learners of all backgrounds for more than 100 years and is dedicated to another century of excellence both in the classroom and in the community.