CHOOSING A MAJOR:

"PRACTICAL" MAJORS

HOW TO CHOOSE A MAJOR

HOW TO DECLARE

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THE IMPORTANCE OF A MAJOR

A major is the field in which you choose to specialize during your undergraduate study. Your choice determines the academic disipline that will absorb a significant portion of your academic time and energy. Upon successful completion of the major requirements and University requirements, you receive a bachelor's degree. Your major offers an opportunity to develop your intellectual skill, to show your capability in grasping a subject from the fundamentals through advanced study. What you study is an important personal decision. How you approach your study, using the academic resources available to you becomes an important measure by which you and others will evaluate your educational success or achievement. To give yourself a chance to produce your very best work, choose a subject you find stimulating. It can be difficult to excel in courses that you do not enjoy, and conversely you will naturally excel in courses that you find exciting. If you find that your major courses are drudgery, reevaluate your choice of major.