RSS Expo for Majors and Minors

What is the Majors/Minors Expo?

What is the Majors/Minors Expo?

  • a place where undergraduates can do a kind of one-stop shopping for majors and minors (it is not just for first and second year students but also for juniors who might want to pick up a second major or minor)
  • a chance for non-LSA students to explore LSA minors
  • a chance to talk with department advisors and faculty about major/minor requirements
  • a chance to talk with undergraduate majors in a department (why did they choose this discipline? what do they enjoy most about the department? what kind of work do they do in the major/minor? The student perspective is very helpful, so if possible, see if your majors can take shifts at your table)
  • a chance to find out if courses from study abroad might ever be included in that major
  • a chance to find out what opportunities exist in that department (Biological Station, Camp Davis, New England Literature Program, etc.)
  • a chance to find out about any internship/career-related opportunities available through that department, or simply if it's possible ever to get academic credit from that department through an internship they find on their own
  • a chance to find out what kinds of career paths the department's alums have followed (not every department has this kind of information, but more and more departments are realizing its value and working to keep in touch with their alums, both for future department programs and to show students how their discipline has launched other undergraduates into a broad range of professions)
  • a chance to consider interesting disciplines to look at for meeting certain general requirements (cool ways to meet humanities or natural science or race and ethnicity, etc.)
  • a chance to talk with people in general advising, the Career Center, some of the learning resources such as Sweetland Center for Writing, Language Resource Center, Science Learning Center, representatives from the Ed School about teacher certification, non-LSA units, pre-professional advising ( law/business/prehealth advisors), etc.
  • a chance for them to broaden their thinking about disciplines they might explore, directions they might try
  • a chance for them to shake up some assumptions about certain kinds of fields
  • a chance to walk away with helpful materials/handouts from departments


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  • Sweetland Center for Writing - Minor in Writing Information Session

    Learn more about Sweetland's Minor in Writing from faculty and students in the program. Read More
    Date: 03/11/2014; 5:00PM to 6:30PM
    Location: Michigan Union, Pond Room (1st Floor)

  • Major Minor Expo for 2014

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    Date: 03/12/2014; 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Location: Michigan Union Ballroom

  • Department of Chemistry Undergraduate Open House

    Interested in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biomolecular Sciences, Chemical Science or an Interdisciplinary Chemical Sciences major?
    Stop by the Atrium in the Chemistry building to talk with your peers and advisors about the different majors the Department of Chemistry offers!
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    Date: 03/13/2014; 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Location: Chemistry Building Atrium

  • Biophysics Undergraduate Research Roundabout/Poster Session

    Why study Biophysics? Interested in doing your own scientific research? Come to our Research Roundabout Poster Session and speak with other undergraduate students who are discovering exciting things in Biophysics!! Read More
    Date: 03/13/2014; 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Location: Lower Atrium, Chemistry Bldg

  • CREES Open House

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    Date: 03/14/2014; 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location: 3668 SSWB

    Screen Arts & Cultures Winter Declaration and Information Event

    Screen Arts & Cultures winter declaration and information event Read More
    Date: 03/14/2014; 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location: Studio A, 1440 North Quad, 105 S. State St., Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1285

  • Why Study Asian Studies?

    Department advisors and representatives from each of our language programs, the Career Center, and the Center for Global and Intercultural Studies (CGIS) will be present to discuss the opportunities, both scholastically and professionally, that await students who declare a program in our department. Read More
    Date: 03/14/2014; 2:30 PM
    Location: 2022 South Thayer Building

  • Drop in for Donuts! A Slavic Department Information Session

    Drop-in advising and information session with faculty advisors Read More
    Date: 03/18/2014; 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location: 3308 MLB


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    Speaker: Various
    Date: 03/18/2014; 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
    Location: 337 West Hall

  • Dine and Declare: Political Science

    Interested in declaring Political Science?  Mark you calendars for: DINE AND DECLARE! An evening of conversation about the major Read More
    Date: 03/18/2014; 5:45 PM to 7:00 PM
    Location: 5670 Haven Hall

  • Lunch & Romance

    Learn more about study abroad, advising, careers, scholarships, and more with the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures. Read More
    Date: 03/19/2014; 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM
    Location: 4th Floor Commons, Modern Languages Bldg - Middle Hallway

  • History Course Fair for Fall 2014!!

    Meet the professors!
    Tour the upcoming courses in History!!

    grab a bite and see what else is cooking Read More
    Date: 03/19/2014; 4:30PM to 6:00PM
    Location: 1014 Tisch

  • What You Can DO with a Social Science Degree

    Wondering how your major will translate into a career? This workshop can help! Read More
    Date: 03/19/2014; 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
    Location: 4448 East Hall

  • Discover Sociology!

    Come learn more about the Sociology Major and the many opportunities that are available for all students who are interested in Sociology! Read More
    Date: 03/20/2014; 6:00PM to 8:00PM
    Location: Room 4154 LSA

  • English Declare-a-thon

    If you have taken ENGLISH 298 or are currently enrolled in ENGLISH 298 — come declare your major! No appointments necessary-just walk-in and declare Read More
    Date: 03/21/2014; 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Location: 2300 Angell Hall and 3187 Angell Hall

  • Pizza with Professors

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    Date: 03/25/2014; 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Location: Dana Commons

  • Research Connections Fair

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    Date: 03/26/2014; 1:30PM to 3:30PM
    Location: East Hall Psychology Atrium

  • Pizza with Profs

    Come hear the English faculty talk about their Fall 2014 classes and enjoy some pizza! Read More
    Date: 03/26/2014; 4:00 PM
    Location: 3222 Angell