Not sure where to begin? Complete the following steps to consider your major options:
- Gather Information
- Review the majors and programs available.
- Review the undergraduate catalog for descriptions and requirements.
- Visit the Career Development Center for resources on choosing and/or changing your major, including many options for self-assessment.
- Research careers related to the major you are considering. Talking with professors or people who are working in your field of interest is also beneficial.
- Decision Making
- Summarize all of the information you've collected.
- Match your summary to possible majors.
- Weigh the benefits and costs of each possible choice.
- Take advantage of the services designed to help with your decision
- The Office of New Student & Family Programs offers academic advising for all undecided students. Schedule an appointment!
- First Year Seminar is a course designed to support the development of student success skills and assist students with the transition to University life.
- CSP 110: Decision Making for Career and Life is a course designed to help students develop critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making skills necessary to manage challenges.
- Learning Communities provides incoming, first-year students with the a community that supports their academic suscess and transition to the University.
- Meet with an advisor in one of the six academic colleges to explore options for a major in your area(s) of interest.