‘How to Make a Major Decision’
Event to help students choose a college major
Published: Monday, October 1, 2012
Updated: Monday, October 1, 2012 16:10
The NDSU Career Center will hold the Major Decision event geared toward helping students chose a college major that is right for them.
The event is planned and coordinated by the staff from the College of University Studies and is aimed at helping students learn about all the different majors offered at NDSU, as well as helping them decide on a major that is right for them. This event is held every fall and hosts advisors and representatives from all colleges.
“This year’s event will focus on helping students understand that it is okay to be undecided, but they should be actively using resources on campus to learn more about their career goals and the majors at NDSU,” Advising Resource Center Coordinator Andrea Weber said.
Beginning with a short presentation, the event will show students how to inventory majors and minors that interest them. Following the presentation, students will have an opportunity to meet with advisors and representatives in the areas of study they are interested in.
Students will also be able to find out more general information about how to choose a major or minor, how to schedule an appointment with their advisor, and how to find and use the Career Center. The Career Center as well as Study Abroad and NDSU Career Counselor, Natalie Leer, will also be present at the workshop.
Leer will talk more about how these services can help with the major-choosing process to help students achieve their career goals.
Door prizes donated by the NDSU Bookstore will be given to students as well.
“Students aren’t expected to leave with a major declared; this workshop is to help understand that choosing a major takes time, and that it is important to start exploring what does and does not interest you about majors and careers to help make that “major decision” of choosing a college major,” Weber said.
The event will take place from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Memorial Union Ballroom.