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Hays, KS 67601
Phone: 785-628-4291
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Choosing a Major

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Many students choose a particular major because it will prepare them for a certain career.  However, once immersed in the coursework, many students begin to question their choice of major.  Are you unsure about your major selection?  Do you find yourself questioning the career path you have chosen?  Are you interested in investigating other fields of study?  If your answer is yes to any of the above questions, we can help!  FHSU has a variety of resources to put you on the path to success!

MyMajors Career Assessment - MyMajors is a free career assessment tool that is available for students in TigerTracks. Once you log into TigerTracks go to the Online Services tab and there is a link that will allow you to complete the MyMajors tools. The assessment will ask for information regarding your academic and work preferences and will then generate a Top Ten majors list that will assist you in identify potential majors.

Academic Advising & Career Exploration Center Resource Site -This FHSU office offers multiple online resources that can assist you in choosing a major.  Resources include career inventories, career exploration databases, and much more!

What Can I Do With a Major In... - This page lists all majors, on-campus and virtual, that are offered at FHSU and provides you with a PDF file that lists occupations you could pursue with that degree. This is a great way to explore potential employment options for majors you are considering.

UNIV 100 VA Major & Career Exploration - UNIV 100 VA is offered each semester (fall, spring and summer). The class is designed to assist students in learning about themselves and majors that match their interests, abilities, values and strengths.

Bachelor of General Studies - The BGS offers maximum flexibility to students who wish to determine the specific content of their degree program, rather than pursue one of the established majors at FHSU. There are numerous Concentration options, including Child Development and Education.

List of Online and On-Campus Majors - FHSU offers a variety of majors online and on-campus that you can browse through.

If you decide that you would like to change your major, please contact your Academic Advisor.  Your Advisor can guide you in the process of changing your major.

Keep in mind that you should choose a major that both interests you and is relevant to a career you wish to pursue after college.  This should be a personal decision that involves deep reflection and goal setting.  During this process, be sure to utilize the resources that FHSU has to offer.  We are here to help!

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