Choosing a Major
Choosing an academic major is one of the most important decisions a student makes during their college career. The Office of Career Services offers assistance and advice to students considering choosing or changing their major. Taking advantage of the resources below will help you develop a plan that best suits your career goals.
What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do:
- Ask yourself about your personal interests. Think about classes that you may have enjoyed in secondary school. What are your likes and dislikes?
- Think about where your talents lie. Are you a strong writer? Are you good at science? Discover your interests, skills, and abilities.
- Talk to faculty, staff, and upper-class students to gain insight into the majors offered at the College.
- Take the Campbell Interest and Skills Survey (CISS). Your CISS profile is organized into seven scales covering important areas of the world of work. The survey helps you analyzes your self-reported interests and skills, and supports the process of deciding on a major.
- For more information or to schedule an appointment please stop by the Office of Career Services, GTL Learning Commons, call (607) 735 -1830 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.