Choosing a Major

Student getting advice from a faculty memberMention that you are planning to go to college and one of the first questions friends, teachers, neighbors, parents and other relatives will ask you after "Where are you going to go to college?" is: "What are you going to major in?" You may be wondering, "What exactly is a major?" and "How do I decide?". The following is a list of frequently asked questions about college majors that should help reduce some of the confusion. (Some of this information appears at