1. Try to find a subject or subjects that intrigue you and hold your interest. Think about what you'd like to learn just for the fun of it. You will be spending a lot of time working in your major so your choice is important.
2. Read the course descriptions in the course catalog, go to the University Bookstore and look at the books you might be using, talk to faculty and upperclassmen.
3. Identify your Holland interest code (a three letter code that can then be matched to majors and jobs)
Take a very brief quiz. (Make a counseling appointment in the Center to more accurately determine your Holland code.)
c. Take a look at a research study that suggests the closer your interests are to your major, the more likely you will do well and graduate on time.
While your choice of major does not have to determine what you will do to earn a living, it's a good idea to find out more about careers. People with similar interests, skills and personalities are often drawn to study the same subjects and work in the same fields.
Visit sites that link majors to jobs: