Is your son or daughter in the process of choosing a major or changing majors? With registration for classes approaching, we are working with more students as they decide on a major or career path.
Choosing a major isn't necessarily easy or something that happens overnight. Sure, your son/daughter can make the decision quickly, but that may not be in their best interest. Choosing a major is a process that starts with an understanding of self: interests, abilities, personality and values. It then moves into an exploration stage of researching possible majors and careers to find the best one for them.
Here are some resources you can mention to your son or daughter that help with choosing a major:
If your son or daughter has mentioned a concern with choosing a major, please encourage him or her to make an appointment with a career counselor who can help with this process.