PHOTO CREDIT: UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUTThe Top Five Majors At TheUniversity of ConnecticutA Quick Reference To See What Are The MostCommon Fields Being Studied
From 2010 - PresentAmong the students whograduated betweenDecember 2010 andAugust 2011, the largestmajors were Psychology,Political Science,CommunicationSciences, English, andEconomics, according toJeffrey von Munkwitz-Smith, the registrar at PHOTO CREDIT: UNIVERSITY OFUConn. CONNECTICUT
The Top Majors AmongCurrent University Students
PHOTO CREDIT: ERIC VO PHOTO CREDIT: ERIC VO PHOTO CREDIT: ERIC VO THE HENRY R. MONTEITH BUILDING HOUSES THE ECONOMICS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENTS. THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES HOUSES THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT PHOTO CREDIT: ERIC VO“Among current Storrs campus undergraduates, the majors with the most students are Exploratory,Biological Sciences, Psychology, Political Science, Communication Sciences, English, andEconomics,” Munkwitz-Smith said.
PHOTO CREDIT: ERIC VO“‘Biological Sciences’ switch to other majors in the ﬁeld of biology – Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Molecular andCell Biology, or Physiology and Neurobiology – before graduation,” Munkwitz-Smith said.THE GEORGE SAFFORD TORREY LIFE SCIENCES BUILDING IS WHERE MANY STUDENTS TAKE THEIR BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE CLASSES
ExploratoryMajorsExploratory Majors, or ACES, moveonto a speciﬁc major, Munkwitz-Smith said.ACES majors ﬁnd their home in theCenter for Undergraduate Education. PHOTO CREDIT: ERIC VO
PHOTO CREDIT: ERIC VOIn other ﬁelds like accounting, engineering, nursing, and pharmacy, the student’s major may be lessimportant than other aspects of the student’s education, such as the experience/type of work they do aftergraduation, according to Munkwitz-Smith.
“Students choose majors for many reasons including personal interest inthe ﬁeld, job prospects, or experience in a particular course that theyenjoyed,”CREDIT SAID ERIC VO MUNKWITZ-SMITH
CreditsPhotos: Eric Vo andUniversity of ConnecticutSources: UConn RegistrarJeffrey Munkwitz-Smith