Exploratory Tracks

USF allows students to register for up to 36 credit hours before they must officially declare a major. During this time you will focus on satisfying the Foundations of Knowledge & Learning (FKL) requirements, which are needed for any major at USF. These courses are a great way to learn about career fields and academic disciplines that you may not be familiar with yet. In addition, Exploratory Curriculum (ECM) students are required to complete SLS 2901, a first-year experience course with a significant major/career exploration component.

There are five curriculum tracks for Exploratory Curriculum majors: