Undecided Students

There's plenty of time to discover a degree that's right for you at UW-Stout.
Degree Type Bachelor of Science
Delivery On Campus

Undecided. Endless Opportunities.

Deciding on a career path can be challenging. Up to 80% of first-year students admit they aren't sure what they want to major in, even after they declare a major. 

UW-Stout's Polytechnic Advantage

At UW-Stout, you'll discover the advantage of applied learning and research isn't just the experiences you have in your degree program—it's the value it provides helping you choose one. Hands-on experiences are all about discovery, so it's ok if you don't know what you want to do yet. The important thing is that whatever you decide to do at Stout, you'll know how everything you do works together and how it will make all the difference for your future.

Use the Request Information form to ask us any questions you have about being an undeclared student at UW-Stout. We’re here to help you with your search and to see you succeed in your choices.

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Additional Support & Services

We're happy to provide a variety of unique services that will support your success and serve as a resource for academic advising, career development and student transition. Together with your academic advisor, you’ll explore your interests, abilities and values. Discover degrees that do more through our six Career Clusters, groups of degree majors that lead to careers with parallel skillsets or interest areas. With 45+ undergraduate majors and 60+ minors to choose from, pair and pursue, your opportunities are endless.

Career-Type Tools

Think of these like BuzzFeed quizzes that actually work. These free, industry-standard assessments can help you better understand your natural interests, strengths and even career options.

  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI): This industry leading quiz will help you identify a four-letter personality type and discusses the benefits of exploring a career that capitalizes on your strengths. 
  • Strong Interest Inventory: This tool will help you gain a clearer picture of how your specific interests and preferences match up with various jobs, work settings and career fields.
Stout MentorLink

Our mentor program for freshmen pairs incoming freshmen with an upper-class student. Your mentor will provide insight on how to be successful and enjoy your time at UW-Stout. The program can also help you explore a major with a mentor from the program.

Degree Majors Fair

Hosted by the Advisement Center and Career Services, the Major Fair is designed with you in mind. With the help of our Academic Resource Coordinators (ARCs), you will be directed to the career cluster that best fits your interests and career goals. You'll have the opportunity to explore and learn about different UW-Stout programs and if you're ready, we'll assist you in taking steps to declare your major.

Exploratory Classes

These 1-3-credit courses offer a basic introduction to a major and explores what types of jobs you might get after graduation.

Find Your Fit

This program, offered by the Involvement Center, advises undeclared students about the variety of student organizations available related to our majors to assist you in finding your fit.