Introduction to College Majors

two women writing in journals

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go.

—Dr. Seuss, children’s author

Learning Objectives

By the end of this section, you will be able to:

  • List key strategies for selecting a college major
  • Identify the relationship between college majors and career paths (both why they matter and why they don’t)
  • Identify sources for learning more about specific majors and related careers


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