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Match your interests to Arts & Sciences majors

The College of Arts & Sciences offers more than 130 academic programs designed to help achieve your overall career goals. The college is committed to your success long before you even choose to apply. Prospective undergraduate and graduate students alike have the opportunity to explore our degrees and programs using an online assessment tool called Focus 2. The assessment was developed by nationally prominent psychologists to help you identify majors and occupations best suited for your personal interests.

Help us invest in your overall career success and happiness by exploring our program finder.

Make intuitive career and education decisions with confidence! Begin your academic and career journey by creating a free account in our program finder. We ask that you provide an email address and create a secure password so that you can easily access your personalized program finder portal both now and in the future.

Once you’ve created an account, you’ll have the opportunity to complete an interests assessment. This assessment can be updated as your interests and career aspirations change over time. When your interests assessment is complete, the Focus 2 program developed by career counseling and industrial/organizational psychologists, human resource management specialists, and college and high school educators will walk you through occupations best suited for your personal interests and the degree programs offered in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Get started achieving success in the fields best suited for your interests.

Who should create a profile in our program finder?

  • High school students interested in beginning their career as a student in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Recent high school and community college graduates looking to invest further in their careers
  • College students who are unsure of their current major
  • Alumnus looking for their next step in their career journey
  • Prospective graduate students on the hunt for programs best suited to their academic interests
  • Anyone unaware of the majors and degree programs offered in the College of Arts & Sciences
  • Students wondering what to do with their major
  • Professionals ready to make informed career decisions
  • People who are considering a career transition

What can the program finder help me do?

  • Select a major based on your interests and aspirations
  • Discover occupations that match your personal preferences and attributes
  • Map out your career plans
  • Make informed career decisions

Things to keep in mind

  • Use Focus 2 Apply online on any phone, tablet, PC or Mac computer ... anywhere, any time
  • Focus 2 Apply always saves your results
  • Use Focus 2 Apply as often as you wish
  • You can change your mind about earlier choices, repeat a section and explore new options
  • Your results are stored online and are always available to you
  • Remember to save the majors and occupations that appeal to you as you review them

About Focus 2

Focus 2 is on a mission to provide computer-assisted career and education planning systems for use by students and people in career transition.

The company was founded in 1987 by Frank J. Minor, PhD., who now serves as Focus 2 CEO. Prior to that, Dr. Minor held positions of senior psychologist at the IBM Corporation HG in Armonk, NY and director of development of education systems at the IBM Advanced Systems Development Division.

Focus 2 reaches over 6 million students and adults each year in colleges, career services agencies, college planners, high schools, libraries and service organizations helping them to plan for and achieve career success thought their lifetime.

Focus 2 Systems meet the highest level of standards established by the Association for Computer-Based Career Information Systems (ACSCI). FOCUS 2 also adheres to the standards recommended by the National Career Development Association and the U.S Department of Labor.

See how Focus 2 and the College of Arts & Sciences can help you in your career journey.