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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1Choosing the Right Type of Undergraduate Degree
Course SummaryThese video lessons provide practical advice from professional guidance counselors on how to choose a college major and explore career options. The videos can help you to make an informed decision on your education that is right for your career goals.
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About This Course
This College Major and Career Options guidance course provides insight into how to make an informed choice regarding a college major and, subsequently, a career. Through a series of brief video lessons, students can become acquainted with tested techniques and get advice from professional academic advisers and expert guidance counselors. Self-assessment questions will help you learn more about the decision-making process and how to choose the plan of study that's best for you.
Topics covered in this course include:
Deciding on a career and an appropriate major is a life-changing choice, and we want to help you find out what type of training is your best option for your chosen career. Learn about the difference between degree levels, what's required to graduate and if pursuing a degree will be a good financial move in the long run. You'll also find out about career assessment options and how to determine if a career is a good match for you.
Once you've narrowed down your career choices, you'll need to select a major. Learn how to make a smart decision, see when to declare a major and even get tips on how to handle a change in major without losing valuable credits.
Earning a degree is great, but you'll want to put that education to work. Get information on careers in several fields, including law, history, engineering and the sciences. Find out what options are available if you've earned a non-traditional degree.
With the advice in this course, you'll be prepared to make solid decisions on a major and career possibilities. Information provided here covers:
- Requirements for an undergraduate program
- Resources to help with choosing a major
- Benefits of a double major
- Career options with various degrees
- And much more!
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