Deciding on a Major/Career

Are you having a hard time deciding on a major and/or career? The Career and Professional Development Center provides workshops, assessments, and other tools to help you to determine the right path for your college and career experience. Below are some different ways that you can explore the best fit for you!

Explore with SUU Staff

Explore by Taking the Strong Interest Inventory

The Strong Interest Inventory (otherwise known as a Career and Major Assessment) is designed to help you better understand your interests and how they align with majors and careers.

If you are not sure who your advisor is, you can look them up on the Advising website.

What is the Strong Interest Inventory? Check out this video to learn more!

Explore Through Classes and Workshops

  1. Take SUU 1020 - Exploratory Studies (a 14-week, 1-credit course offered Fall/Spring).
  2. Take general education or introductory classes to explore possible major/career interests.
  3. Attend a Career Exploration Workshop.

Explore on my Own

Step 1

Step 1: Learn About Myself

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Step 2: Learn About Careers

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Step 3: Gain Career Exposure

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Step 4: Decide on a Major and/or Career