Undeclared Program


The Center for Academic Support & Excellence assists students who may be uncertain about their choice of a field and/or major at Marian University.

Professional advisors in the Center for Academic Support and Excellence assist undeclared majors in:
  • Understanding the purpose and value of general education as part of the college experience.
  • Learning the ground rules governing college requirements, policies and procedures.
  • Taking responsibility in the advising and decision-making processes. 
To help undeclared students make choices compatible with their interests, abilities, and goals, the Center for Academic Support & Excellence offers:
  • Career Occupational Preference System Inventory
  • Career Resource Library
  • Career Counseling
  • Referrals to Career Services for Campbell Interest/Skills Inventory, Strong Interest Inventory, Shadow Program
Frequently Asked Questions
Should my parents and I be greatly concerned about my being undeclared
Try not to worry. Keeping your options open may actually give you the advantage of being able to explore many fields of study through electives and required courses.
How will I know which courses to take
You will have the opportunity to work with your academic advisor in selecting from a wide variety of courses designed to fulfill the liberal arts requirement and to match your specific interests.
How will I go about choosing a field of study? 
Your academic advisor will help you learn a system of self-assessment, occupational research and decision-making; skills for a lifetime of satisfying choices! Also available to you are inventories that may help identify career interest.
For more information contact:
Sue Fuerbringer
Coordinator/Academic Advisor, EXCEL and Undeclared Programs
Gigi Burnett
CASE Office Secretary