University of Minnesota

Online Course

OUE 2100: Academic Planning and Exploration (1 credit)

The Center for Academic Planning and Exploration offers a 1-credit course to guide you through the academic and career exploration process. This course is offered through the Office of Undergraduate Education (OUE).


OUE 2100 is a blended (primarily online, 2 in-person class sessions), 1-credit course for degree-seeking undergraduate students who are strongly undecided about their academic major, looking at majors across colleges, or those needing to consider a parallel plan for their major.

Through a combination of 2 in-person classes, discussions, readings, and reflections, you will develop an Exploratory Action Plan to help discover and declare a best-fit major that matches your nterests, values and academic skills.

Course Format

  • The course is designed to allow you some freedom in customizing your exploration process. Some of the class assignments are required while others are selected by you.
  • This course is facilitated mostly online and includes two required in-person class meetings as well as experiential exercises that require interaction with campus resources, staff and the community.
  • You must be a degree-seeking undergraduate student at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.
  • If you would like to talk to someone about this course, please utilize the CAPE Drop-In Hours or email

How to Register

To view available sections, visit the Class Search on OneStop and search for course subject: 'OUE' and number: '2100'. Be sure to select the upcoming term. You can also register through MyU.


  • CAPE staff is available during Drop-In Hours to discuss the course.
  • If you have any questions regarding the course, you may contact or call 612-624-3076.
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Center for Academic Planning and Exploration
511 Robert H. Bruininks Hall

222 Pleasant St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455