No Major, No Problem

Figuring out what you want to major in can be difficult. The following is something that may help you find your way.

If you like… If you are good at… Look at the majors offered in the College of …
  • to examine the role that humans play in the development of the world
  • to look at the ways that art and culture have influenced history
  • language, art, history, literature, music, theatre, dance
  • to study human behavior
  • to improve society
  • study/perform research
  • writing effectively
  • art (writing, theatre, dance, music, painting, drawing, design)
  • thinking outside of the box
  • appreciating global and historical perspectives
  • observing people
  • being objective
  • taking an interest in people
ARTS, HUMANITIES, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
  • fundamentals of the business world
  • working with numbers
  • analyze information
  • to be the boss
  • analyzing real-world problems
  • thinking outside of the box
  • working well as part of a team
  • being self-motivated and disciplined
BUSINESS
  • children and/or young people
  • to be enthusiastic and creative
  • to motivate
  • to engage in learning
  • organization
  • being patient
  • communicating
  • leadership
EDUCATION
  • to solve practical problems
  • to think logically
  • to work with your hands
  • new technology
  • being innovative
  • math and science
  • working well as part of a team
  • coming up with solutions
ENGINEERING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
  • to follow the rules
  • to be fair-minded
  • to serve your community
  • to solve problems
  • to work in mass media
  • public speaking
  • making decisions
  • working well as part of a team
  • communicating
  • being aware of your surroundings
  • public speaking
PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
  • to study math and science
  • to solve problems
  • to know why
  • the world around you
  • to take care of people
  • how science relates to people
  • a hospital/health care setting
  • details
  • logic and organization
  • following a specific process
  • observing things
  • working well independently
  • maintaining a positive attitude
  • personal health and wellness
  • communicating
  • working well as part of a team
SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS