Career Services and Internships can assist you in determining the best major or career to suit your interests, values and abilities. Understanding personal interests, values and abilities through self-assessment is the first step to finding a "good fit." The second step is to explore and research careers you are interested in.
Important points to remember when choosing your major:
- Choose something you enjoy
- Explore your options before deciding
- Gain experience outside of your major through other classes and departments, activities, and internships
- Most occupations and jobs are open to a wide variety of majors
Following is a wide choice of resources and events that are geared to helping you discover your academic path and college major.
Click on any of the majors below to view or print the handout of your choice. Each handout outlines the common career areas, typical employers, and strategies designed to maximize career opportunities in a particular field. Please note that SMU does not offer all of the areas of study listed below; they are simply provided for your convenience. An interactive website also contains this information plus has additional links to useful websites http://whatcanidowiththismajor.com