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Choosing a Major—Academic Areas of Study at Mount Mary
Do you wonder which bachelor’s degree program or career is right for you? If you are undecided about an eventual career path, you are not alone. Perhaps you are finishing high school or are contemplating a career change and are worried about this important decision.
The good news is that Mount Mary College offers many resources to help students understand their own unique interests, strengths and explore possible career options.
According to the National Academic Advising Association, anywhere between 20 and 50 percent of new college students are undecided about their educational and career futures. Whether a student is deciding between two majors or is completely uncertain which program area she would like to pursue, Mount Mary can help students in the selection process.
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Students entering Mount Mary College without declaring a specific major are assigned the Director of Advising & Career Development as their advisor. With the help of this specially trained advisor who understands their strengths and areas of interest, students are able to select a major that best suits them.
Mount Mary understands the value of having students obtain hands-on experience
in various areas to assist them in selecting an eventual career path.
In addition to completing a broad-based liberal arts curriculum, most
majors include an introductory course to help
Students who are uncertain about their major are encouraged to take introductory courses in different areas. Samples of those courses include:
Return to the Academic Programs web page to access additional information through the department web pages.