CHOOSING A MAJOR

STEP 1:   SELF-EXPLORATION: 

The first step in choosing a major or a career path is learning more about who you are. 

Knowing more about yourself goes a long way toward knowing what major or career you find most attractive.  The four main facets of self-exploration are Personality, Interests, Skills and Values.  The Career Development Office offers many options to guide you through this exploration process,, including formal assessment tools.

STEP 2:  GATHER INFORMATION ABOUT MAJORS AND CAREERS: 

Some students choose a major and then find out which career possibilities would be open to them with that major; others choose a career they would enjoy and then determine the most appropriate major to prepare them for the Career.


CAREER CONNECT