Exploring (Undeclared)

Degree Type
Degree/Major
Degree Level
Undergraduate
FourYearPlan

Students do not need to have a major when they start at Viterbo University. Those who are unsure of what their future holds can be classified as "exploring" and in the process, can take a variety of courses to discover what field fits them best. Using a variety of resources, including one-on-one advising, interest inventory testing, and skills and strengths tools, the faculty and staff at Viterbo will do their best to help discover the major and career field that is right for each and every student.

    Complete one Franciscan Values and Traditions course (VUSM-100 level course). Transfer or re-entry students may have one or two mission seminars waived based on the number of transfer or completed credits.
    Complete one Living in a Diverse World course. Transfer or re-entry students may have one or two mission seminars waived based on the number of transfer or completed credits.
    Complete one Serving the Common Good course.
    Complete one The Ethical Life course (VUSM-400 level).
    Complete three credits of historical analysis.
    Complete three credits of literary analysis.
    Complete four credits of scientific reasoning in the natural sciences.
    Complete three credits of scientific reasoning in the social sciences.
    Complete three credits of artistic engagement.
    Complete three credits of theological inquiry.
    Complete three credits of integrating faith and practice.
    Complete three credits of philosophical and moral inquiry.
    The degree audit will contain ONLY the requirements for the core curriculum and final degree requirements. Upon declaration of a major or major emphasis, major requirements will be listed. You may need to satisfy additional final degree requirements should a Bachelor of Arts degree or Bachelor of Science degree program be chosen.
    Complete a minimum of 40 upper division credits (300/400).
    Complete a minimum of 120 college-level credits.