UCR Homepage CHASS Homepage

Undeclared Program: Steps to Choosing a Major

Choosing a college major is an exploratory process that involves careful investigation and responsible decision making. It is important to remember that you are not deciding on a single path for your future nor making decisions that you cannot change at later points in life. Rather you are making a decision about an area of study that matches your intellectual interest and ability. The Myths & Realities of Choosing a Major discusses some of the commonly held myths regarding major choice and career planning. Check out the celebrity major Quiz, and see if you can guess their major.

Follow these Four Steps to a Major Decision

You've decided on a major/minor—Now what?