DISCOVER: A program for undeclared majors
Undecided about your major? Ouachita can help.
There can be a lot of pressure to pick a major as soon as possible, but at Ouachita,
our DISCOVER program for undeclared majors offers you the opportunity to learn more
about yourself first—starting as soon as you are accepted. Ouachita believes in educating
the whole student – mind, body, and spirit—so the better you know yourself, the better
equipped you are to explore a variety of careers – as well as God’s calling for your
Focus2 Online Assessment – At no cost to you, this 5-part assessment will help you identify career paths you may enjoy based on different aspects of your personality, interests and values. Then you can talk through your results with one of our staff members, who will help you navigate possible jobs and the coordinating academic majors here at Ouachita.
Faculty Advising – While building your class schedule, you will have a faculty advisor, who knows what it takes both to graduate and to pursue a career in their field. They will meet with you individually each semester to strategically choose classes that allow you to explore your interests and aptitudes.
CORE Curriculum – Every student at Ouachita, regardless of their major, takes the same CORE courses, which allows you time to discover your skills and passions in a variety of fields without delaying your graduation.
Career & Calling – The DISCOVER program works closely with the Office of Career & Calling to offer special workshops and events on campus to help you network with faculty and alumni in various fields. Career & Calling also offers personalized coaching, career resources, and knowledgeable staff, who can discuss job outlook, earnings and internship opportunities as well as tips on discerning your calling.
DISCOVER Summit – It is important to know that you are not alone in being unsure. During the summer, connect with other Ouachita DISCOVER students who are also exploring different majors. This interactive, online experience centers around a book discussing the transition from high school to college and vital life perspectives.