All About College Majors
For college freshmen and sophomores, the “major” question is constantly on their minds. What should I major in? When should I declare a major? Should I double major? What if I want to change my major?
Some students may already have a clear idea about their majors early during their college career. Others may have a more difficult time deciding. For the “undeclared” or “undecided”, they should also realize that they can expose themselves to as many areas as possible during the first few semesters of college.
Choosing a major can be stressful for many students and parents. However, there are a few things parents can do to help your college student during this stressful time and thus ensure a smoother transition and adjustment to college. Please see the following for details.
The short answer to when your college student should choose a major is when she is ready. However, as we all realize, it may not be as simple as that. Some students may be ready to choose a major early in their college career, or even well before they get to college. Other students may have great difficulty settling on a single major. And still other students may be ready to choose a major, but may not realize it. Continue reading.
Those students with multiple interests may consider opting for a double major or dual major. You may be wondering whether this is a good choice for your student. The answer is, it depends. As with so many other decisions surrounding college, there is no clear answer. It is important that your student consider carefully her reasons for the double major option, and the implications of choosing this path. Continue reading.
The best way to find out about a major is to take courses in it? Picking a major and a career are the same thing? Continue reading.
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