Career Questions tagged Choosing A Major

If I graduate from college and realize I've chosen the wrong major, what are my options?

I think many college students feel the stress of choosing the college major that is right for them-- what if they choose wrong? I'd like to know what my options are in case I find myself in this situation a few years down the road. Thanks! #choosing-a-major #majors...

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Active Sep 09 '18 at 05:43 PM

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Posted by Evelynn O.’s Avatar Evelynn O.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The most important thing for you to do early on is ...

Is it better to have a major and a minor or just a major?

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Active Nov 19 '18 at 12:04 AM

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Posted by Valeria G.’s Avatar Valeria G.
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John Medeiros | Environmental Health and Safety Manager (Seeking Next Great ... Honestly, I have a Bachelors of Science in Chemistry Geology with ...

What career paths can a psychology major take after university?

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Active Aug 28 '18 at 06:38 PM

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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The application of a psychology degree is very broad. The most ...

What is the curriculum for a psychology major?

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Active Aug 28 '18 at 08:31 PM

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Posted by Vanessa C.’s Avatar Vanessa C.
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Cynthia Ma | Human Resources/Talent Acquisition Hey Vanessa! First off, I hope you're current academic experience has ...

Do colleges prefer a student with a chosen major or a student who has chosen ‘exploratory’ as their major?

Choosing a major is sometimes difficult to do when you’re still deciding your career, do colleges prefer an applicant who who has a desired major? #major #choosing-a-major...

#undecided

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Active Aug 27 '18 at 12:16 PM

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Posted by Isabell B.’s Avatar Isabell B.

Why study Business Marketing as a major?

I'm trying to find out if that would be the right course to take. #college-major #choosing-a-major #majors...

#college-majors

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Active Nov 27 '18 at 10:08 PM

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Grant Morgan | Director, Global Managed Services and Outsourcing at AT&T Business Marketing has transformed so much in the past 10 years ...

What careers can come from an environmental science major?

Can it be a lucrative major? What jobs can I get out of college with envi sci? What should I double major in? #major #choosing-a-major...

#double-major

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Active Dec 17 '18 at 11:30 PM

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Posted by Ashley H.’s Avatar Ashley H.
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Carol Kampf | Recruiter Hi AshleyWhile I have not recruited specifically for Environmental Science positions, ...
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential A good step to begin with would be to determine if ...

Is it smart to major and minor or just focus on a major?

Is it a good idea to both major and minor or is it better to just focus on your major? # #majors-and-minors #co #college-major #choosing-a-major...

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Active Aug 21 '18 at 11:47 PM

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Matthew Jones | Solutions Manager Having a major and minor can be a great way to ...

Can I stop after a major and be successful?

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Active Nov 02 '18 at 12:53 AM

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Lindsay Williambrown | Award-Winning Enterprise Transformation | Humane People Strategy | ... Hi Cinthya, can you clarify for me a bit on this? ...

Which major is most beneficial towards becoming an Anesthesiologist?

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Active Aug 19 '18 at 09:50 PM

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Is there another major that is easy to finish while doing the premed track and a biology major?

I am interested in pursuing a biology major while finishing a premed track in college. I am just wondering if there is another major that people think are similar or have similar requirements as these other requirements that would be manageable to accomplish too. #major #choosing-a-major...

#majors #biology #double-major

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Active Aug 19 '18 at 08:38 PM

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Is it better to major computer science or data sciences?

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Active Nov 14 '18 at 06:29 PM

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Augusto Becciu | Engineer As first step, try to figure out which one you feel ...

Is a Double Major worth it?

My main major is International Business, but I am looking at my out of state tuition (WOW) and questioning if I should drop my second major due to the extra credits it requires. French Studies would likely help my career, but will future employers actually care if I have a double major?...

#business #choosing-a-major #double-major #college-major #tuition #french #foreignlanguage

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Active Aug 16 '18 at 05:31 PM

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Posted by Kiara S.’s Avatar Kiara S.

How stressful is a double major?

Currently I am split between business (economics) and biomedical science in terms of career paths to pursue. When I tell others this they say business goes well with everything so I should double major. Being in high school I have no idea the rigor of attaining a degree for a major. That being...

#choosing-a-major #majors #double-major #business

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Active Aug 17 '18 at 02:45 PM

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Linda Ann Robinson, Ph.D. | Industrial-Organizational Psychology & HR Consulting Well, before I answer your question, I need to say this: ...

If I want to change my major, will my credits count from my previous major?

I am currently taking exercise science courses, if I want to change to a education career will my exercise science credits count towards it? #choosing-a-major...

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Active Nov 02 '18 at 12:58 AM

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Posted by Precious V.’s Avatar Precious V.
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Lindsay Williambrown | Award-Winning Enterprise Transformation | Humane People Strategy | ... Hi Precious, this is a great question and comes up for ...

Does the major you studied relate to the job you have now?

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Active Nov 27 '18 at 09:44 PM

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Ben Parker | Technical Recruiter at Randstad Technologies Hi Reva! What you major in college can absolutely have an ...
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Whitney Vincenti | Admissions Representative at South College Hi Isabelle,Many degree programs have credits needed for electives. For these ...

Is economics a good major if you are interested in having a career in Business?

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Active Aug 20 '18 at 01:38 PM

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Posted by Reva J.’s Avatar Reva J.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The most important thing for you to determine: "Is this a ...
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Todd Phillips | Associate Veterinarian at Northern Oaks Bird & Animal ... In most cases it really wont matter. Vet schools have a ...

What's the best Major for me??

I am a Senior in high school, and it's that time that I have to start looking at colleges and applying for them and scholarships, but I'm unsure of the exact major I wish to pursue! I really want to pursue something that involves mythologies/folklore, and I've looked at ancient history majors...

#choosing-a-major #majors #college-major

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Active Jul 16 '18 at 11:35 AM

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Posted by Miah B.’s Avatar Miah B.
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Heather Davies | Career Jumping Specialist <span style="background-color: rgb(253, 253, 253);">I wouldn't worry about choosing a major ...
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Kristi Hong | Core Assurance Experienced Associate at PwC I have a couple thoughts: I would first ask yourself why ...

Best colleges for undecided majors?

I'm a CareerVillage staff member and I'm posting this because we know that many young people are looking for the answer to this question. This is among the most popular questions searched by youth, and we're hoping you will take a moment to share your response to it. Thank you! #undecided...

#choosing-a-major #college #academic-advising #unsure #college-major

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Active Jul 04 '18 at 08:34 PM

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Posted by Alexandra C.’s Avatar Alexandra C.
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Whitney Vincenti | Admissions Representative at South College A good start if you are undecided in your major is ...

How were you able to narrow down your choice of major?

As an upcoming high school sophomore, I know I still have time to make a decision but any advice would be greatly appreciated. There's just so many possibilities and opportunities to explore and I have so many things that I am interested in, I just don't know where to start. #high-school...

#choosing-a-major #major #college

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Active Aug 12 '18 at 01:51 AM

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Posted by John C.’s Avatar John C.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Hi John!I know this sounds a bit old fashioned, but I'd ...

What are two majors I could choose to double major in?

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Active Aug 17 '18 at 04:00 AM

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Posted by Mirella S.’s Avatar Mirella S.
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Alemayehu Bahta | Implementation Consultant Hi Mirella,Great question, I would suggest majoring in something that you ...

What are the basic science credits needed to be prepared for a sports science major?

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Active Jun 28 '18 at 12:07 AM

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Is public health a good major?

I'm a CareerVillage staff member and I'm posting this because we know that many young people are looking for the answer to this question. This is among the most popular questions searched by youth, and we're hoping you will take a moment to share your response to it. Thank you! #public-health...

#choosing-a-major #major #college #academic-advising

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Active Jun 19 '18 at 12:26 PM

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Vanessa Brazee | Emergency Preparedness and Response There are so many different professions in Public Health: Health promotions ...
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Ria Jagasia | Academic Consultant at AIC Education Hey Amy! This is a great question and one that current ...

What major should I have if I want to be a fraud examiner?

I am currently an accounting major in college, but recently participating in a leadership conference, my interest in becoming a fraud examiner was re-sparked. However, a lot of the websites I came across only vaguely said to major in a fraud examination related major. Thus, I was wondering what...

#majors #choosing-a-major #accounting #fraud-examination #cfe

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Active Sep 13 '18 at 01:48 AM

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Posted by Esther C.’s Avatar Esther C.
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Michael Langlais | Tax Associate at PwC Canada Hello Esther,Fraud is always a big concern in both the private ...

How do I determine my major?

I'm stuck deciding between a few majors. How do I narrow it down? Is it better to go in undeclared? #majors #major #college-major #choosing-a-major...

#double-major

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Active Oct 11 '18 at 09:43 PM

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Posted by Anika F.’s Avatar Anika F.
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Ria Jagasia | Academic Consultant at AIC Education Unless your school makes it hard to switch majors, I don't ...

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