Should You Expect to Change Majors?


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It is predicted that

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1. High school students feel the pressure of having a major by

2. Most students take the same General Curriculum, or

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Students can use this quiz/worksheet before viewing the accompanying lesson to see what they already know about the likelihood of changing majors, or use it afterward to see what they have learned. The quiz will test students' understanding of the vocabulary, statistics, and benefits related to changing majors.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test students on:

  • Terms like general curriculum
  • The statistical likelihood of changing majors
  • The pressures on students to pick a major
  • The advantages of being an undecided major
  • Making a good major decision

Skills Practiced

Students who take this quiz will be working on these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most relevant information from the related lesson on changing majors
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key terms such as general curriculum
  • Information recall - use information you've learned regarding the pressures on students to choose a major
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the benefits of being an undecided major

Additional Learning

Students who want more information on this topic should check out the related lesson titled Should You Expect to Change Majors? It will meet these learning objectives:

  • Define undecided major
  • Understand the statistics about students who are undeclared majors
  • Identify the stresses that cause indecision in high school and college students when choosing a major
  • Determine the benefits of being an undecided or undeclared major
  • Learn about opportunities to gain experience in a field, such as internships or job shadowing