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National flags in the A. Ray Olpin Union building on campus at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Oct. 28, 2021.

U Introduces World Languages & Cultures Major

By Caelan Roberts, News Editor September 27, 2022

  The University of Utah launched a new major this fall titled the "world languages & cultures B.A." The degree has seven total emphasis tracks and allows students to major in either comparative...

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Sonnenberg: Declare Before It’s Too Late

By Kristiane Sonnenberg May 30, 2019

  For those of us who are far along in our majors, registration is a relatively simple process of identifying which gen-ed and major-specific courses we need to graduate, figuring out which classes...

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You Can Tell a Lot About a Person by Their Major

March 10, 2015

A person’s college major can tell you a lot. Terese Pratt, assistant director of the University College, has been meeting with students for 20 years to help them decide which field of study to choose....

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Students Find Gen Ed Classes Are Generally Unfulfilling

February 17, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The class is overcrowded, it has nothing to do with your major and the professor doesn’t know your name — welcome to general education courses. FEATURE STORY:...

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U Offers DIY Majors

January 21, 2015

  If you don’t like your major, you can create a new one. The U has offered this interdisciplinary program, called a Bachelor of University Studies (BUS), since 1971 for students who can’t...

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Changes May Be in Store for English Department

November 23, 2014

  Students may be in for a surprise with possible upcoming changes in the English degree curriculum. Rumors are going around that English major requirements may change and that these changes would...

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Religion Studies Program Helps Students Gain Understanding

September 30, 2014

  Earlier this year, it was announced that the U was exploring the idea of offering a minor in Mormon studies. While the Mormon studies minor has not yet been finalized, the religion studies program...

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Major Expo Allows Students to Explore Options

September 24, 2014

  “Last year not that many people stopped by, so we revamped a bit,” said Jeff Dalby. For Dalby, an IT specialist with the University College, “revamped” means popcorn machines. The free...

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