Advising Guides and Handouts
Understanding the major exploration process and academic requirements can seem overwhelming. The good news is you are not alone. There are a variety of resources available to assist students through the process. Through advising guides, how-to documents, and free self-exploration assessments, you and your KMETC Academic Advisor can create a resource toolkit to help you along the journey.
These guides can assist you with how to prepare for: your advising appointment, registration, resolving holds on your account, and more.
These quick reference handouts can assist with understanding the General Education Program, applying for transient coursework, calculating your GPA, and more.
Self-Exploration Resources and Assessments
Strategies for Choosing a Major at UCF
Choosing a major is a major decision in life. These tips can help you in exploring majors and career options that fit your interests and goals.
The worksheets included in this guidebook allow students to personally reflect on their personal interests, values, and skills. By identifying and understanding interests and passions, students can be more confident in determining which on of UCF’s over 200 majors will fit them best.
UCF offers a wide variety of majors. Check out the Undergraduate Catalog for degree information for all majors at UCF.
Create an account with the UCF group license: V7C3JT8X. Take the assessments to determine your values, interests, personality and skills. Match your preferences to career possibilities. Look at the career database which includes career profiles, job descriptions, educational requirements and career outlook information.
This resource helps you connect majors with careers. Includes common career areas, typical employers and strategies designed to maximize career opportunities.
Access the site for free through UCF Career Services. Under Students – Discover – What Can I Do With This Major?
Career Services offers numerous real world experiences that will gear you up for your career. Services and resources include:
- Career Advising
- Career Fairs
- Industry and Career Guides
- Workshops and Informational Session
A resource within the UCF Library. To access off campus, you must first activate your library card. Provides references to a variety of career planning and employment seeking tools.
Experiential Learning, in the Division of Student Learning and Academic Success, connects students with resources and opportunities with employer and community partners to gain hands-on experience through internships and service-learning.