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Spend time researching and thinking about a major that maximizes your chances of graduating in a timely manner, securing a well-paying job, and moving your future forward.
Picking a Major Resources
How to Choose Your Major by
Call Number: Online Ebook
Publication Date: 2017
Helps students identify interest, skills, and values, conduct career research; and prepare for a profession after graduation. This practical manual dispenses invaluable tips, strategies, and advice to students preparing for the job market by guiding choices impacting academic courses, fields of study, and future marketability. Author Mary E. Ghilani wisely describes how college majors relate to employment and introduces the eight "Career Ready" competencies sought by employers in new graduates. Chapters for students with atypical circumstances--such as older adults, veterans, those with criminal records, and those with special needs--examine the unique paths available to them as they define their skills and launch their careers after graduation. Identifies the best careers for your personality style.
They Teach That in College!? by
Features profiles of more than 100 college majors, course listings, potential employers, contact information for colleges and universities that offer these programs, and interviews with educators in the field. Majors and programs available at the associate, baccalaureate, and graduate levels.
Choose Your College Major in a Day by
Determine your personality type by administering an assessment that identifies majors for each type of personality. Included in this book is a checklist of skills to help you understand your strengths and a checklist of common courses to identify your favorites. It helps you locate the majors that dominate the list by asking you to make a top five list. Each major is defined with a description of how it relates to courses, specializations, a list of common course requirements, a typical career path, a list of related occupations, personality type skill, and economic information for related occupations.
College Majors Handbook with Real Career Paths and Payoffs (ebook) by
This handbook offers accurate and helpful information for choosing college majors or deciding what to do with a degree that's already been earned. Readers will discover which majors are the best investment, the job and salary prospects for specific majors, the employment growth rates through 2018 for particular majors, what each major's graduates do on the job, how many of a major's graduates go on to additional education, and more.
10 Best College Majors for Your Personality by
Call Number: Online Ebook
This book covers nearly 50 majors total for the six personality types: Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, and Conventional. A self-assessment helps readers quickly determine their personality type. The "best majors" lists reveal the 10 best majors overall for each personality type, plus many must-know facts and figures found nowhere else.
What can I do with THIS major?
An online career tool from the University of Tennessee that links various college majors to specific careers.
The Map of College Majors
An online tool provided by the makers of the ACT test that allows users to match their activity and interest preferences to 80 broad majors of study as well as almost 200 related majors.
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