The Sims 2: University Options for Majors

All requirements for degrees in Sims 2

The first expansion pack for The Sims 2 requires young adults studying at a university to declare a major before their junior year. Before you choose a major in The Sims 2: University, you should know the requirements for the degree and which types of careers it can lead to.

Information in this article applies to The Sims 2: University for Windows and macOS.

The Sims 2 University Expansion Pack cover art
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Sims 2 University Majors and Careers

Majors are linked to specific Sims 2 careers, and each degree requires different skills that complement the specific career tracks. Sims can declare a major by accessing the College menu on a phone or computer. Any Sim who doesn't choose a major is automatically enrolled as a philosophy major.

You can earn scholarships in Sims 2: University to get extra spending money while you study.

Sims 2 Degree Requirements

Below is the total amount of skill points a Sim needs to fulfill all the requirements of their major during four years of college.

Degree  Careers Creativity Cooking Charisma Mechanical Body Cleaning Logic
Art Artist, Culinary, Slacker 5 4 4 4 1 1 1
Biology Law Enforcement, Medicine, Natural Scientist 1 1 1 4 4 4 5
Drama Athletics, Politics, Show Business 4 1 5 1 4 1 4

Economics

Business, Politics, Show Business 4 1 5 4 1 1 4
History Artist, Military, Politics 4 1 4 4 1 1 5
Literature Criminal, Slacker, Show Business 5 1 4 4 4 1 1

Mathematics

Criminal, Natural Science, Science 4 1 1 4 1 4 5
Philosophy Culinary, Slacker, Paranormal 4 4 4 1 1 1 5
Physics Medicine, Science, Paranormal 4 1 1 5 1 4 4
Political Science Politics, Military, Show Business 4 1 5 1 4 4 1
Psychology Business, Paranormal, Law Enforcement 4 1 4 1 1 4 5

You can edit your Sims' characteristics with SimPE for Sims 2 to instantly earn degrees and switch careers.