Strategies for Major Exploration
Meet with an Academic Advisor in University Division (ED 1142, 812-465-1606). Academic Advisors can help you determine your values, interests, and skills, suggest a major, minor, or career path, and assist you with course selection. They also refer students to other campus offices for personal, academic, and career counseling, academic skills development, and financial aid.
Look at all the USI majors (link to check sheets here). Begin to research majors that look interesting to you and/or eliminate programs that you know you don't want.
Visit the homepages of the colleges and departments that interest you.
for more information about occupations related to undergraduate majors.
Talk to friends and classmates about their majors, minors, and career paths. Talk to professors and advisors about programs and majors related to courses and subjects that interest you.
a one-credit, five week course designed to assist you in selecting a major/career.
Attend meetings of student/professional organizations that interest you.
Consult with Student Development Programs in the University Center, or visit the Clubs and Organizations page for a list of organizations and volunteer opportunities.
- Pursue course work and co-curricular activities that
expand your knowledge about fields of study and help you
develop additional skills. This will aid you in self-assessment in the major and career decision-making process. Computer, foreign language, leadership, and communication skills are valuable in any profession.
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