Choosing Your Major

Unsure about what major to pursue? UNLV has several tools in place to help you with your decision.


  • UNLV offers a variety of classes to give students the opportunity to explore their passions and career options, while also meeting the UNLV First-Year Seminar general education requirement. Get more FYS course information.
  • Career counseling is offered by Career Services. Their students can explore career options for various majors or take the free FOCUS 2 interest inventory that measures one's interests, abilities, and values in relationship to various careers. This personality inventory may help students consider careers they have overlooked in the past.
  • The majors page identifies the majors offered at UNLV.

Declaring or changing a major is not a difficult process. Simply visit the advising center of choice for details concerning the academic requirements for individual majors, and you are on your way.