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Exploration Tips & Resources
Declaring a major can be a complex decision, and feel like a big commitment, so it is wise to put a lot of intention into that decision. The intention is that through utilizing these tips and resources you will be able to declare a major with confidence and develop lifelong skills that can be used for exploring options in many situations.
Here are tips and strategies within the main areas of academic and career exploration. The goal of these strategies and resources are to help develop your unique Identity, build Educational and Occupational knowledge, as well as develop your Decision Making and Goal Setting strategies in order to determine the most fulfilling majors and careers for you.
- Video on Identity Development
- Tips to Exploring Majors
- Comparing Majors Worksheet
- Introductory Courses for Majors
- HSU Majors and Programs
- Possible Lives Map
- MyPlan personal assessments (Contact me for a free license if interested)
- ONET online occupational database
- UC Davis's "What Can I Do With My Major" blog
There are many students who have started Undeclared and found a great major fit through their exploration. You can read some of their stories and advice here.