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Exploring Majors and Careers: COUN ED 205 (one credit, S/N grading)

This course is designed to help first- and second-year students choose a major or career. Utilize assessments to understand how your interests, skills, personality, and values relate to UT majors and careers. Hear from college advisors, conduct research, and learn decision-making and goal setting strategies. The course meets for seven weeks and is offered during fall and spring semesters.

Contact Erin Bennett at 865-974-5435 or for information.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Describe the model of career decision-making
  2. Identify interests, skills, values, strengths, and personality traits and evaluate the impact on educational and career decision-making
  3. Identify majors available at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  4. Utilize academic and career informational resources
  5. Understand the relevance of internships, part-time jobs, volunteer opportunities, study aboard options, or other career related experience(s) to career success
  6. Articulate a plan to reach self-determined career goals

First-Year Studies 101 for Exploratory Students: FYS 101 (one credit, A, B, C, NC grading)

Enroll in FYS 101 your first semester at UT. The course follows the FYS 101 curriculum with an emphasis on the career exploration process including self-assessment, major, and career research.

Ask your advisor to help you register for these specific sections.