Major Exploration Days

Major Exploration Days provide prospective students and their families an in-depth look at a College of Human Sciences major and its related career opportunities. Participants will:

  • Interact with current students
  • Tour facilities
  • Meet faculty and advisors

Select the Major Exploration Day that is the right fit for your interests:

Event Management and Hospitality Management Day

October 8, 2021 – This event is a daily campus visit for high school seniors who are exploring the Event Management and Hospitality Management majors. Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with current students, meet faculty and advisors, tour program spaces, and discover how the Event Management and Hospitality Management majors align with their career goals.

Behind the Scenes Day

(Apparel, Merchandising, and Design): April, 2022  – This year will different from past years and be an entirely virtual format. We expect Spring 2022 will allow us to return to our normal activities: attend the dress rehearsal for the annual Iowa State University Fashion Show, hear from our guest designer what the world of fashion is all about, talk to students who have interned in New York and studied in London, participate in workshops, and much more.

Human Development and Family Studies Day

October 1, 2021 – This event is designed for high school seniors who have an interest in exploring majors in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS). Interact with current students, meet faculty and advisors, tour program spaces, and discover how the HDFS “people-centered” majors align with your career goals.

Find Your Future in Food and Nutrition through Science

October 15, 2021 – An inside look for prospective students and their family members at careers and majors working with food and nutrition, diet and exercise, and food product development. Interact with current students and faculty members and participate in hands-on workshops.

Registration

  • In general, registration deadlines are one to two weeks prior to the visit day.
  • Visit the page links above for your specific online registration form.

Need More Information?

College of Human Sciences Vistor Center

118 MacKay Hall
2302 Osborn Drive
Ames, Iowa 50011-1078

515-294-7838

hs@iastate.edu