College is all about learning who you are and what you'd love to do with your life. Whether you're excited by all your academic options or simply not sure where to start, no worries! In the Wells Exploratory Program, you'll have all the tools and support you need to find the best path for you.
While some students enter college with a particular major in mind, lots of students are still figuring things out or just want to keep their options open. If you're one of the latter . . . well, you're in good company. About 15 percent of first-year students at Wells arrive undecided about a major. And nationwide, an estimated 75 percent of students change their major at least once before graduation.
In the Wells Exploratory Program, you'll have up to three semesters to sample different courses and consider various career paths before choosing your major. Take time to deepen your understanding of topics you're already passionate about, or try something new you've always wanted to learn—the choice is yours. Dedicated professional advisors and faculty mentors are here to provide as much or as little support as you need along the way.
If you're having a hard time deciding among subjects you love, or you want more firsthand experiences before narrowing your focus, the Exploratory Program will help you choose a major with confidence.
Being undecided might feel a little overwhelming, but it’s also an exciting opportunity to discover new passions and design an inspiring future! Our talented faculty and professional advisors are ready to help you merge your hopes, dreams, and goals for your future into the perfect academic experience for you.