Take time to choose the perfect career path by starting classes at Xavier before declaring a major. More than a third of the students in a typical first-year class at Xavier have not chosen a major, and many more switch majors during their first or second year.
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At Xavier, you'll have the freedom to pursue any path and explore your passions. Our core curriculum, which includes first-year seminar classes, opens multiple fields of studies and interests in a challenging and fun environment. Sample first-year seminar classes include:
Your academic advisor will help you make the right choice when it comes to your college career through all four years.
Rooted in Jesuit heritage, no matter what your major is, you'll gain a solid foundation in lifelong values and skills through Xavier's core curriculum.
Attend the annual Career and Major Exploration fair to get the latest academic information and learn more about career paths, study abroad programs, the job market and much more.
For alumna Akosua Addo, starting at Xavier without declaring her major was key in helping her establish a successful business career in Chicago.
The best part about college is that you can change your mind. You can change your mind about your major with a quick trip to your advisor. You can change your mind about the classes you sign up for. You can change your mind about most anything.
For someone who didn’t know what he wanted to do when he came to college, Tai Piazza sure made the most of his Xavier experience. Now he travels around the world for the company that turned his internship into a full-time job.
1 Build your resume
2 Intern with experts
3 Practice interviewing
4 Get a great job