If you are uncertain about your major, you are not alone. About 65% of American college students are still exploring their options when entering college. The reasons behind this are unique for each student and so is the process of choosing a major.
The Academic Advisors in the Center for Academic Advising Services are here to help you find your way to a major that you are passionate about. We will walk with you through the processes of self-discovery, and major and career exploration.
Things to Consider While Exploring
What are your interests - things you like or don’t like?
What skills and abilities do you already possess?
What skills do you want?
What do you value? In yourself? In others? In your future place of employment or job?
What are you passionate about learning?
What are some of your career aspirations?
What makes you unique?
What campus events (convocations, speakers, etc.) are taking place that look interesting?
What organizations on campus can help you explore major and career options?
How do the majors you are considering fit with who you are?
Campus Events for Exploring Students (2016-2017 Academic Year)
Exploratory Student Open House – September 7, 2016 from 1 - 2 p.m.
Meet Your Academic Advisor and PAAL Academic Mentors at the Center for Academic Advising Services
Strong Interest Inventory Discussions – Throughout the year
Make an appointment with an Academic Advisor or a Career Advisor to discuss your Strong Interest Inventory. This will help start the conversation about your interests, strengths, abilities and values. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 262-524-7410 today to set up an appointment!
Major Mania Mini-Course Series – TBA
Get a taste of Carroll University majors, minors and electives with select hour-long mini-courses throughout the week.