Preview Day:
Academic Department Showcase

2015–16 date to be announced

Come to Northwestern's Academic Department Showcase, which offers you an in-depth look at an academic area that most interests you. You'll meet professors and current students to find out what they love about their department.

Your morning will include a campus tour, the chance to attend chapel, and informational sessions on financial aid, residence life and campus ministries. Then, in the afternoon, learn more about the major you're most interested in. After lunch with faculty and students from your select academic department, you might attend a class, delve into coursework details, or hear from the program's graduates.

The Academic Department Showcase will begin with registration from 8 to 8:30 a.m. and conclude by 3 p.m. If you want to stay later, you'll also have the option of attending an athletic practice or music or theatre rehearsal.

(Registration for the Academic Department Showcase will open in September.)

Departments showcasing


BiologyMajors in biology teaching, ecology, health professions; neuroscience career concentration
BusinessMajors in accounting, business administration (agri-business, finance, human resources, management and marketing options), business education, economics
Education Majors in elementary and secondary education; endorsements in early childhood, middle school, reading, TESL
English Majors in English teaching, literature, writing & rhetoric
Foreign languagesMajors in Spanish, translation & interpretation: Spanish-English; minors in German, Middle East studies, TESL
HistoryMajor in history; minor in Middle East studies; pre-professional program in law
Majors in athletic training, exercise science, physical education, sport management; minor in health; career concentrations in fitness management, strength & conditioning; endorsement in coaching
Mathematics Majors in actuarial science, mathematics, mathematics teaching, engineering (dual-degree program)
Music Majors in music, music education, music ministry; pre-professional programs in performance and music therapy; minor in arts administration
NursingBachelor of Science in Nursing
Political scienceMajor in political science; minors in Christian community development, Middle East studies; pre-professional program in law
ReligionMajors in Christian education & youth ministry, religion; minors in Christian community development, Christian mission, Middle East studies
Social workMajor in social work; minor in Christian community development
TheatreMajors in theatre & speech, theatre; minor in arts administration; career concentration in Christian theatre ministries

Most of Northwestern's academic departments are part of the showcase. But if a department or major you're interested in isn't represented, plan to attend another Preview Day or schedule an individual visit.

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