Major Decision: Finding Your Academic Path

With course registration upon us, many students are turning their attention to the topic of majors.  Some have declared a major but may be reconsidering it, and others have explored different topical areas by taking a diverse array of classes but still aren’t sure which major is right for them.  So at a University that …

How Do You Prefer Your Shrimp? Choosing a College Major

In the movie Forrest Gump (1994), Forrest befriends Bubba, a soldier with a passion for shrimp.  In a scene from the movie, Bubba explains the many ways shrimp can be prepared: Just like the many options that exist for preparing shrimp, there is a wide array of possibilities for college majors.  You will invest much …

How Should I Choose My Major?

Deciding on your major is definitely an important decision.  It is also a decision that you do not have to make entirely on your own.   There are many resources around you including faculty, your faculty advisor, academic advisors in the Dean’s Office of your college (Arts & Sciences, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, etc.), …

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