As an entering undeclared student, you'll have the opportunity to choose one of six tracks that best meets your area of interest. The track program allows you to explore major and career options while staying on track for completing degree requirements in a traditional four-year program.

Each track offers a peer group of similar interests, curriculum choices that allow you to explore and test majors (and stay on track for a particular direction if you choose to), and general education courses that can be used if you choose to change direction.

What Each Track Offers

  • A peer group of students with similar interests
  • Curriculum choices that help students explore, test, and stay on track for that area of majors
  • General education courses students can use if they change direction
  • First-Year Seminar: Building Community and Success, a three-credit required course focusing on study skills; time management; service and leadership; and self, major, and career exploration
  • Specially trained academic advisors, committed to helping students succeed

Discovery Track

For students who:

  • Have a wide variety of interests, or
  • Are just beginning to explore their options, or
  • Are interested in liberal arts majors, law school, etc.

Most students take five courses, totaling 15 credits. Every student in the Discovery Track must take:

  • ENGL 113, College Writing I (fulfills first half of College Writing GenEd, three credits)
  • SPCO 110, First-Year Seminar (required for all UNDC students, three credits)
  • HLTH 100, Wellness, A Way of Life (fulfills Wellness GenEd, three credits)

For your fourth course, you choose one of the following courses:

  • RHDS 230, Psychology of Disability and Illness (fulfills Behavioral/Social Science GenEd and/or Social Justice GenEd, three credits)
  • SOCI 101, Introduction to Sociology (fulfills Behavioral/Social Science GenEd and/or Multicultural Perspective subcategory of International/Multicultural Studies GenEd, three credits)

For your fifth course, you choose one of the following courses:

  • History (fulfills Historical Studies GenEd, three credits)
  • CISC 105, Introduction to Computer Concepts (fulfills Computer Application GenEd, three credits)

Life and Health Sciences Track

For students who:

  • Have the aptitude for extremely demanding science courses
  • Are interested in:
    • Biology, Sports Biology, or Nutritional Sciences
    • Medical School (dental, vet, chiropractic, etc.)
    • Physician Assistant or Physical Therapy Graduate Programs

Most students take five courses, totaling 16 credits. Everyone in the Life and Health Sciences Track must take:

  • ENGL 113, College Writing I (fulfills first half of College Writing GenEd, three credits)
  • SPCO 110, First-Year Seminar (requirement for all UNDC students, three credits)
  • BIOL 121/123, Bioscience I Lecture and Lab (fulfills Natural Science GenEd, four credits)
  • RHDS 230, Psychology of Disability and Illness (fulfills Behavioral/Social Science GenEd and/or Social Justice GenEd, three credits)

For your fifth course, you choose one of the following courses:

  • HLTH 100, Wellness, A Way of Life (fulfills Wellness GenEd, three credits)
  • CISC 105, Introduction to Computer Concepts (fulfills Computer Application GenEd, three credits)

General Healthcare Track

For students interested in:

  • Emergency Medical Services Management
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Communication Disorders
  • Health Science
  • Testing their aptitude for advanced science courses

Most students take five courses, totaling 16 credits. Everyone in the General Healthcare Track must take:

  • ENGL 113, College Writing I (fulfills first half of College Writing GenEd, three credits)
  • SPCO 110, First-Year Seminar (required for all UNDC students, three credits)
  • BIOL 130/132, Anatomy and Physiology Concepts I Lecture and Lab (fulfills Natural Science GenEd, four credits)
  • RHDS 230, Psychology of Disability and Illness (fulfills Behavioral/Social Science GenEd and/or Social Justice GenEd, three credits)

For your fifth course, you choose one of the following courses:

  • HLTH 100, Wellness, A Way of Life (fulfills Wellness GenEd, three credits)
  • CISC 105, Introduction to Computer Concepts (fulfills Computer Application GenEd, three credits)

Movement Studies Track

For students interested in:

  • Applied Exercise Science
  • Athletic Training
  • Physical Education
  • Dance
  • Health Education
  • Health Promotion for Schools and Communities

Most students take five courses, totaling 16 credits. Everyone in the Movement Studies Track must take:

  • ENGL 113, College Writing I (fulfills first half of College Writing GenEd, three credits)
  • SPCO 110, First-Year Seminar (required for all UNDC students, three credits)
  • BIOL 130/132, Anatomy and Physiology Concepts I Lecture and Lab (fulfills Natural Science GenEd, four credits)
  • HLTH 100, Wellness, A Way of Life (fulfills Wellness GenEd, three credits)

For your fifth course, you choose one of the following course:

  • CISC 105, Introduction to Computer Concepts (fulfills Computer Application GenEd, three credits)
  • SOCI 101, Introduction to Sociology (fulfills Behavioral/Social Science GenEd and/or Multicultural Perspective subcategory of International/Multicultural Studies GenEd, three credits)

Management Track

For students interested in:

  • Business Management
  • Health Care Management
  • Recreation Management
  • Sport Management

Most students take five courses, totaling 15 credits. Everyone in the Management Track must take:

  • ENGL 113, College Writing I (fulfills first half of College Writing GenEd, three credits)
  • SPCO 110, First-Year Seminar (required for all UNDC students, three credits)
  • HLTH 100, Wellness, A Way of Life (fulfills Wellness GenEd, three credits)
  • BUSM 150, Introduction to Business, for students interested in Business Management or SMRT 106, Dynamics of Leadership for students interested in Sport or Recreation Management (three credits)

For your fifth course, you choose one of the following courses:

  • History (fulfills Historical Studies GenEd, three credits)
  • CISC 105, Introduction to Computer Concepts (fulfills Computer Application GenEd, three credits)

Human Services and Education Track

For students interested in:

  • Early Childhood, Elementary/Special, or Secondary Education
  • Human Service majors, such as
  • Art Therapy
  • Criminal Justice
  • Psychology
  • Rehabilitation and Disability Studies
  • Sociology or Social Work
  • Therapeutic Recreation
  • Working with children, elders, etc.

Most students take five courses, totaling 15 credits. Everyone in the Human Services and Education Track must take:

  • ENGL 113, College Writing I (fulfills first half of College Writing GenEd, three credits)
  • SPCO 110, First-Year Seminar (required for all UNDC students, three credits)
  • HLTH 100, Wellness, A Way of Life (fulfills Wellness GenEd, three credits)

For your fourth course, you choose one of the following courses:

  • RHDS 230, Psychology of Disability and Illness (fulfills Behavioral/Social Science GenEd and/or Social Justice GenEd, three credits)
  • SOCI 101, Introduction to Sociology (fulfills Behavioral/Social Science GenEd and/or Multicultural Perspective subcategory of International/Multicultural Studies GenEd, three credits)

For your fifth course, you choose one of the following courses:

  • History (fulfills Historical Studies GenEd, three credits)
  • CISC 105, Introduction to Computer Concepts (fulfills Computer Application GenEd, three credits)