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Choosing a Major

How to pick the right major and more

To make an appointment for Career or Major Exploration, current students need to create a myCCO account and stop by
Young 132 or call (765) 494-3981.

Research has shown that up to 80 percent of entering college students admit that they are not certain what they want to major in, even if they have declared a major. Before graduation over 50 percent of college students change their major at least once.

Talking with a career services consultant can be helpful in understanding yourself in relation to the world of work, and can help you decide on appropriate next steps in the process.

However, the decision is yours to make...no one can tell you what to do for the rest of your life.

  • Use online sites ... definitely.
  • Depend on them ... limitedly.
  • Know yourself ... primarily.
  • Decide for yourself ... ultimately.

Below you can search for majors based on your interests or by college. In addition, if you already have a specific major in mind, you can search by major.


Get Started: Discovering who you are - activities are suggested and questions are asked to help you better understand your interests, abilities, values, and experiences.