Deciding on a major can be one of the most difficult aspects a student faces when entering or considering higher education. Career Services offers many resources to help you decide whether a particular major is right for you.
Take the Focus 2 assessment. The results will help jump start the exploration process and provide you with lists of both majors and careers that may strike your interest based on your results. The access code for Focus 2 is shawnee (all lowercase letters).
To further explore your options and interests, you can view a full list of degrees and areas of study. Upperclassmen and faculty in the department you are interested in are great resources for learning more about a program!
What is a meta-major? A meta-major is simply an area of interest. Shawnee State University has identified 6 meta-majors, or cluster of majors/programs that are similar or related.
Still concerned about whether a certain major is right for you?
Make an appointment with Career Services to discuss your results! Call (740) 351-3027 or email Careers@shawnee.edu for available appointment times.
Use this checklist to make sure you’re ready to successfully enter the workforce and graduate with multiple job offers!
Once you have an idea of what subject you would like to study, it is important to explore the different careers associated with the major.