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Choosing a Major

Choosing a major

Having trouble choosing a major? You’re not alone. Many students struggle with deciding on a major. Choosing a major can be difficult for several reasons. You may feel that the major you choose will dictate your future career options. You may also feel pressure from family and friends to choose a major they “think” would be good for you. Of course, it may just be that you don’t have enough information about the majors offered and the career choices related to them. So, what are you to do?

Never fear, the Career Center is here to help you! We believe that in order to figure out what you want to do in life, you need to know who you are first. That’s why the Career Center takes a comprehensive approach in helping you choose a major. We think that it’s important for you to be aware of your personality, interests, values, and skills in order to find the major that best fits you. In addition to learning about your major, it’s also necessary to be knowledgeable about how your choice of major relates to your potential career options.

To learn more about the majors offered at UGA and the options available to you, follow the links to the left.