Cornell offers a wide range of majors and minors to choose from. In addition, we also support a variety of pre-professional programs tailored specifically for graduate school preparation. And we offer a number of cooperative programs in which you spend three years at Cornell, followed by two years at one of our partner institutions to complete your program.
In many ways, undecided students are ideally situated to explore the advantages of the liberal arts education Cornell provides. You have a year and a half before you need to declare a major. And our Berry Career Institute can help you find new passions through a variety of internships, civic engagement opportunities, and road trips. Download our undecided major fact sheet (PDF) to learn more about how the liberal arts and One Course At A Time can lead you to a major that you will be passionate about.
Your time at college is about learning what you need to shape your career and your future. At Cornell College, you have the option to create your own major, to make sure that your education takes you exactly where you want to go.
These are a few of the individualized majors that students have recently created for themselves under the guidance of their faculty advisors:
New Student Orientation, first-year seminar courses, first-year writing courses, and dedicated faculty advising get students off to a successful start.
Cornell professors will not only know your name, they’ll help shape your goals as advisors and mentors. Our teaching librarians will be by your side to nurture your writing, presentation, and research skills.
The Berry Career Institute will provide you with real-world opportunities, tools, and connections to prepare you for the future. And throughout campus you’ll discover staff eager to help you succeed.