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Part 3: Resources to Choosing a Major


Recommended Courses/Programs to Help You Explore

Campus Resources

• Academic Advising
Career Services

Web Resources
• Undergraduate Catalog
• Academic Four Year Plans
• Departmental Web Sites

Published Helpful Hints


Articles at Your Fingertips:
• Choosing a College Major: How to Chart Your Ideal Path, by Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D.
• As Seen on TV: Reality vs. Fantasy in Occupational Portrayals on the Small Screen, by Elka Jones
• Choosing Your Major, by Mary Lou Taylor
• Picking a Major: Finding Academic Programs as Unique as You!, by Daivd Hawsey
• I Have to Pick a Major - Now What?, by Peter Vogt
• Find Your Future: Treat Career Exploration Like a Trip to the Toy Store, by Peter Vogt
• Are You Interested in Everything? You Can Still Pick a Major or Career, by Peter Vogt
• Five Signs You Should Change Your Major, by Peter Vogt
• Four-Year Career Checklist for College Students, by Peter Vogt
• The Skills You Have...and the Skills They Want, by Michelle Tullier
• Choosing Your College Major: So, What Are You Going to Do with Your Life?, by collegeboard.com

Books:
• Do What You Love, The Money Will Follow, by Marsha Sinetar (Dell Publishing).
• Hand-Me-Down Dreams, by Mary H. Jacobsen (Three Rivers Press).
• How to Choose a College Major, by Linda Landis Andrews (VGM Career Horizons).
• Major Decisions: A Guide to College Majors, by Richard A. Blumenthal and Joseph A. Despres (Wintergreen/Orchard House).
• Major in Success: Make College Easier, Beat the System, and Get a Very Cool Job, by Patrick Combs (Ten Speed Press).
• The College Board Guide to 150 Popular College Majors, by Renee Gernand (College Entrance Examination Board).
• The College Majors Handbook: The Actual Jobs, Earnings, and Trends for Graduates of 60 College Majors, by Paul E. Harrington and Thomas F. Harrington (Jist Works).
• The Pathfinder: How to Choose or Change Your Career for a Lifetime of Satisfaction and Success, by Nicholas Lore (Simon and Schuster).
• What Color is Your Parachute?, 2005: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters & Career-Changers, by Richard Nelson Bolles (Ten Speed Press).