What can I do with this Major/Degree?
Choosing a Major
Not sure what to major in? We can offer assistance.
While it is not necessary to major in whatever career you choose, it does help in some instances, such as Accounting, Finance, and Nursing. A liberal arts education is more about accumulating skills as you pursue your degree, not the particular subject. If you have questions about choosing a major, there are resources available in the Career Hub.
Check out these articles for more ideas and advice:
A vital thing to remember is that it is important to be genuinely interested in whatever major you choose. It is important to be passionate about what you are pursuing so that it will continously interest you and you won't burn out because you are not motivated for the right reasons.
Come talk to us in Walker 124 if you have questions about majors and how your major could impact your career. Check out the official "What can I do with this Major?" site for information about career opportunities available with different majors. A survey available on our Career Assistance Websites page is the Career Interest Inventory which reviews your interests in a variety of careers, to help narrow down what you are interested in. Also, talk to your advisors and visit Academic Advising if you have questions about your major.
Resources for Majors
Maybe these will help...
Occupational Outlook Handbook 2010-2011 - A nationally recognized source of information describing what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and prospective job prospects.
Careers in Business - The latest scoop on various business career areas including jobs, salaries, what people are saying and entry requirements.
Monster.com Career Advice - Advice on how to get the best job possible.
Jobnet's What can I do with a major in...? - Includes many majors, and a separate listing of government jobs by major.
CollegeBoard's Myroad.com - Explore majors, research careers, and much more. Easy-to-use format.
Careers in Psychology - Provides information about psychology careers, psychology education, psychology internships, and psychology jobs, as well as licensure information.