The exploratory humanities, fine arts and design track provides students with the academic opportunities to explore a variety of majors related to humanities, fine arts and design professions.
Many students are not ready to choose a specific academic program of study when first entering the university. Exploratory programs provide students an opportunity to discover the options available at ASU, and they are provided the time, resources and guidance needed to assess their skills, interests and aptitudes. Declaring exploratory status permits students to begin meeting General Studies requirements that all ASU graduates must fulfill. It also allows students to take some time to explore a variety of academic courses that may lead to a potential major interest.
A major map outlines a major's critical requirements, courses, and optimal course sequence and aids students in remaining on track to graduation.
While circumstances vary between students and their paths towards graduation (utilizing placement testing to fulfill required math or foreign language courses, fulfilling multiple General Studies requirements with one course, etc.), completing the courses listed in a major map fulfills all of the requirements for graduation.
All students are required to meet general university admission requirements:
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ASU has many financial aid options. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. In fact, more than 70 percent of all ASU students receive some form of financial assistance every year.
Career opportunities are specific to the ultimate major of choice.