SBS Exploratory Track

Welcome to the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Exploratory Track program (SBS ET). This program allows students the opportunity to explore academic majors, while engaging in the SBS Pathways framework. SBS Pathways encourages students to think holistically about their college experience by combining academic, experiential, and career opportunities into one cohesive learning experience. In SBS, although every student creates their own unique path, no student travels alone. On your journey, you will work with faculty, academic advisors, career and professional development staff, and peer advising interns to navigate your transition to college.

The SBS Exploratory Track follows a timeline. Here is a brief overview of what you can expect as an SBS ET Student.

Summer New Student Orientation:

  • Meeting with an SBS Exploratory Track Advisor to select fall classes based on your interests.

Fall Semester:

  • SBS ET Welcome Event
  • Participation in a first-year seminar class
  • Programs and initiatives to promote major exploration, including university-wide majors fair
  • Access to SBS Peer Advising interns for 1-on-1 meetings, as well as peer-led events
  • Meeting with an SBS Exploratory Track Advisor to select fall classes based on your interests

Spring Semester:

  • Programs and initiatives to promote major exploration, including College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) Majors Fair.
  • Access to SBS Peer Advising interns for 1-on-1 meetings, as well as peer-led events
  • Meeting with an SBS Exploratory Track Advisor to select spring classes based on your interests

First-Semester Sophomore Year:

  • Declare your major by mid-October
  • Please note you can declare an open-major at any point during the first three semesters

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