Choosing a Major
Choosing A Major
Choosing an academic major is one of the most important decisions of a student’s 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 what you are good at.
Talk to faculty, staff, and upper-class students to gain insight into the majors offered at the College.
Set-up a meeting with Ms. Ashton Eldridge ’12, Student Support Coordinator, to explore academic major options by calling (607)735-1935 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.