Deciding on a Major

Deciding on a major requires time and deliberate exploration. Students at BHSU who are in the exploration phase can declare an Exploratory Studies major in:

  • Arts & Humanities
  • Behavioral & Social Sciences
  • Business
  • Education
  • Natural Sciences & Math

Several action items can help you make your decision.

  • Talk with your academic advisor to create an exploration plan.
  • Interview and job shadow current professionals.
  • Talk with your instructors about your interests.
  • Schedule and appointment with the Career Development Coordinator -
  • Take the Focus-2 career assessment -Focus-2 (Access Code: jackets)
  • Peruse BHSU's list of 125 majors, minors, certificates and programs of study - BHSU Programs and Majors
  • Visit O-net Online for detailed descriptions of almost any job you can think of, as well as salary & job outlook data.

Contact Info

Janette Hettick-Waltz
Director, Student Success Center
Student Success Center
Phone: 605.642.6934