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Need advice on choosing a major in college.?

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July 18, 2019 / By Pamela
Question: I'm currently in my second year in college, and I still don't know what to major in, though i have narrowed down my choices to a few majors. The majors I am considering are Computer Science/Engineering, Criminal Justice, Geography, and Mechanical Engineering. Which of these majors do you think is the best? What can i do with each of these majors? which has the most job opportunity's? Which of these is the hardest? easiest? etc. I've been stressing out about choosing a major for a while now, so thanks in advance to anyone who gives me some advice/pointers. ****Some info about me: I'm quiet, don't really talk that much. I like to draw. I have always been interested in electronics such as TV's, speakers, music players etc. I'm pretty good at writing essays, not very good at speaking, especially in public. I like the outdoors. I like cars. I'm good at math, but haven't taken any math since high school :/ ****
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Marcia Marcia | 6 days ago
If you're looking for a stable career, do engineering. People are always looking for those, so it is very easy to find internships, which will lead to further employment. Geography or crim. justice are not well-paying unless you go to graduate school for them, and even then, it is competitive. Mechanical engineering will be more difficult, but with greater effort comes greater reward. Essay writing is actually useless in today's world (despite what they tell you); it is all about who you know and how much you speak to other people. I suggest getting a sales job to get over your shyness, because you have to interact with others, get involved and use your connections to get ahead.
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Marcia Originally Answered: Choosing college major!?
I'm in a similar situation. I'm also a sophmore, finishing up at community college now. I got accepted for my transfer app, and had no idea what to choose. So I just picked Bus. Management. Enough about me. You should look into running your own healthy bakery! You're organized, and seem to love everything about health and food. We'll team up, I'll get my business management degree, you get your degree in culinary arts, and we'll start the best baking business in the U.S.
Marcia Originally Answered: Choosing college major!?
You could major in: Health Care Administration: Is often knowns as the “business side” of healthcare (so if you aren't very good at math or science). Basically, you help the hospital, nursing home, etc. run smoothly. You would answer complaints, concerns & questions others might have. Nutrition: If you a majored in this you'd ........... Possible jobs could be with government agencies, research assistant, consulting nutritionist, registered dietitian, etc. Human Resources: Where you manage benefits, recruit, interview, and hiring new employees (these are found in any organization, law firms, businesses, hospitals). Hospitality Management: You would take classes in leadership, even planning, food/beverage cost control, food production management, etc. This major you would be able to work in hotels, resorts, restaurants, clubs, travel agencies, cruise lines, etc. Hope that helps a little bit!
Marcia Originally Answered: Choosing college major!?
You can't really do much with a Health Care Admin degree - it's basically the same thing as Business Admin with a focus on Health-related settings. Do you like computers? Consider Health Informatics or Health Information Management/Technology (the name is different for each school).

Kirsten Kirsten
Let me give you one advise, choose a major that you like. Do not think about the job right now. Choose something you like so you can enjoy it and to be very good at it. I graduated from university and I was majoring on computer science. It is very good major.
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Kirsten Originally Answered: Choosing a major for college?
only major in psychology if you plan on devoting 10-12 years in college as you need a doctorate to get a job, a bachelors will find you unemployed or flipping burgers. everyone majors in business at one time or another it seems to attract a very wide range of students from people that would like to be president of a large corporation, to your local slacker who only majored in it because he heard it was easy. honestly what i personally would do is schedule an appointment with an academic advisor at a local community college in your home town. these people are often very accommodating and can walk you through everything that you need to know to ease your fears. by the way fewer than 20% of students graduate with the major that they declared their first semester going to college. the average student changes majors 3 times. it is perfectly fine to go to college and not declare a major, you will up untill 60 semester hours be declared as "undecided" and after that you will be a general studies major. there is no hurry to choose a major today, everyone has to take the same basics classes, i would suggest going to school and taking some classes, almost everyone finds something that they like eventually, and for those that do not there is always general studies.
Kirsten Originally Answered: Choosing a major for college?
Psychology. Because if you have no idea what you're going to be when you grow up that is one of the only subjects that can help in many of the available jobs up for grabs in this era.

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