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Highlights and Opportunities

  • Take courses meeting Miami Plan Foundation requirements in any division or major; completing these courses will enable you to complete the basic requirements for your chosen major
  • Graduate at the same rate and at the same time as those who enter Miami with a declared major
  • Feel confident being among about 60% of all Miami students who change their major or add a second major
  • Design a unique course of study as an Individualized Studies major in the Western Program, drawing from the humanities, sciences, arts, social sciences, and professional programs, if you don't find the exact major that you want
  • Move into an optional Living Learning Community with other students who share your interests to explore your academic options or focus on creative projects

What You Can Do to Find Your Major

  • Enroll in exploratory courses in a variety of fields to see what interests you
  • Meet with your CAS academic advisor (146 Upham Hall) and departmental advisors in your interest areas
  • Take a specially tailored course around major/career exploration: UNV 101: I Am Miami or EDL 100: Career Development and the College Student
  • Visit the Center for Career Exploration and Success (45 Armstrong Student Center)
  • Read the General Bulletin sections for majors that interest you
Learn more at CAS Academic Advising or contact us at

The College of Arts and Science

Representing nearly half of all students, the College of Arts and Science (CAS) is Miami University's largest division and the centerpiece of liberal arts — the wide range of subjects in the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities crucial for the development of key professional skills desired by employers.


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100 Bishop Circle
143 Upham Hall
Miami University
Oxford, Ohio 45056

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