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mirzalover
Sep 2nd, 2008, 04:57 AM
Am I the only one who is freaking out about picking a major! I'm a Psych & Communications major right now and Psych is not for me but I really dont know what to do. I have no idea what I want to be. I like soo many things. Marketing, communications, psychology*some parts*, music, and criminal justice.

Sassy-Na
Sep 2nd, 2008, 06:18 AM
Am I the only one who is freaking out about picking a major! I'm a Psych & Communications major right now and Psych is not for me but I really dont know what to do. I have no idea what I want to be. I like soo many things. Marketing, communications, psychology*some parts*, music, and criminal justice.

double major: finance/marketing :rocker2:

drake3781
Sep 2nd, 2008, 06:18 AM
Oh god, you are in college now? Left baby Wynter home with mommy, or are you staying at home?

Kuilli
Sep 2nd, 2008, 06:41 AM
If you have time, take your time. No reason to hurry. Don't know about your university, but if I remember correctly, in UW we had to declare a major by the time we earned 105 credits. Of course, it also depends on if you have to apply for a certain major and how often they accept applications or if you can just declare it any time. If you have to decide right now, good luck with it. :) You could always double major or do a minor in something.

ArturoAce.
Sep 2nd, 2008, 06:42 AM
You can do double major...and play music on the side or as a hobby.
:yeah:

mirzalover
Sep 2nd, 2008, 06:53 AM
Oh god, you are in college now? Left baby Wynter home with mommy, or are you staying at home?


This is my second year and yeah I left Wynter at home with mommy. Can I just say Wynter is fucking BEAUTIFUL. She is going to have the boys or girls*who knows :lol:* after her and I'm not saying that because she is my sis. She is a cutie, people tell us all the time.

If you have time, take your time. No reason to hurry. Don't know about your university, but if I remember correctly, in UW we had to declare a major by the time we earned 105 credits. Of course, it also depends on if you have to apply for a certain major and how often they accept applications or if you can just declare it any time. If you have to decide right now, good luck with it. :) You could always double major or do a minor in something.


I dont have to decided right now but it is my 2nd year, and I dont want to be in school forever. Plus at my school have to have a minor so that part is taken care of.

You can do double major...and play music on the side or as a hobby.
:yeah:



I'm doubling up now but I want to get rid of psych but I dont know how criminal justice and commincations*public relations* would work togther:lol:. By music I ment the industry like A&R PR.







I dont know where this came from. All last year I was fine then all of a sudden today I started having a mid mid life crisis.

doni1212
Sep 2nd, 2008, 11:51 AM
Yeah, I am freaking out. I started out as a music education major and that curriculum sucked so I'm currently a Spanish/Political Science (or History) double major, and possibly minoring in theatre, :shrug:

cheertennis12
Sep 2nd, 2008, 12:32 PM
I'm a premed major at UGA, but that's not for the faint of heart :) it's ridiculous.

~{X}~
Sep 2nd, 2008, 01:37 PM
I'm a Media Studies/Journalism Major and English Minor. I'm almost done too, I graduate in January! :bounce: :D

Optima
Sep 2nd, 2008, 01:44 PM
Currently an English/Art History double major minoring in Geosciences :rocker2:

I want to do everything.

King Aaron
Sep 2nd, 2008, 02:04 PM
Did anyone have trouble finding friends when they first started uni/college? :sobbing:

LudwigDvorak
Sep 2nd, 2008, 02:07 PM
Did anyone have trouble finding friends when they first started uni/college? :sobbing:

The thing I hated most about my first semester of college. :o Now I'm struggling to get myself back in school, but oh well. Now isn't the right time.

English/education, I'd imagine, would be my double major. I want to be a high school English teacher.

NyCPsU
Sep 2nd, 2008, 02:09 PM
Majors really dont matter much. Besides a few very specialized categories, you can get a job in almost anything with a major in almost anything after graduation. People freak shit about them, not realizing that a solid gpa and graduating with a degree are more important for grad school or a job than what the major actually is.

iheartjelenaj
Sep 2nd, 2008, 02:16 PM
Am I the only one who is freaking out about picking a major! I'm a Psych & Communications major right now and Psych is not for me but I really dont know what to do. I have no idea what I want to be. I like soo many things. Marketing, communications, psychology*some parts*, music, and criminal justice.

Many college students are in a similiar situation as you, myself included. I read online from one of the university's web pages that when it comes to looking for a job, a company/business/whatever doesn't really care what your major is/was, unless you're going into a specific field like science or medicine. And double majoring doesn't impress them as much as before b/c many ppl are doing it now. So, I wouldn't double major unless I was very interested in both fields.

And another thing, not to burst your bubble or whatnot, but my friend told me that Psych isn't the best field to major in, b/c she has a friend who majored in Psychology and now can't find a decent job b/c there're lotsa Pscyh majors already, which makes for more competition.

I guess that's why my parents, like many others, want me to become a doctor or a lawyer (but I don't wanna be a doctor and I'm not sure about the lawyer thing yet :p)

So, really in terms of finding a job (don't worry so much about that unless you're a junior/senior undergrad), whatever major you choose, particularly in liberal arts, isn't that important. Double majoring isn't necessary unless you really want to do it. But ultimately, the choice is up to you. Hope that helps.

Optima
Sep 2nd, 2008, 02:16 PM
The thing I hated most about my first semester of college. :o Now I'm struggling to get myself back in school, but oh well. Now isn't the right time.

English/education, I'd imagine, would be my double major. I want to be a high school English teacher.

Me too :hearts: Sort of.

First semester of college sucked ass for me.

LudwigDvorak
Sep 2nd, 2008, 02:18 PM
Me too :hearts: Sort of.

Sort of? Anything more definite?

Optima
Sep 2nd, 2008, 02:22 PM
Sort of? Anything more definite?

Well, I would like to teach English to kids that care, definitely. Some kids out there hate it, are complete idiots about the whole learning process, etc. I want to teach the AP classes, because my AP English teacher was absolutely fantastic. I wouldn't mind teaching college though either.

LudwigDvorak
Sep 2nd, 2008, 02:29 PM
Well, I would like to teach English to kids that care, definitely. Some kids out there hate it, are complete idiots about the whole learning process, etc. I want to teach the AP classes, because my AP English teacher was absolutely fantastic. I wouldn't mind teaching college though either.

My thing is like...I think high school kids need good teachers (not that I even know I'd be a good one :lol: ) badly. I'd probably enjoy teaching college more, but I think I'd be doing more if I were attempting to teach high schoolers.

But definitely, doing AP and Honors would be the best. Most of my teachers in high school generally had one or two AP classes and the other one or two classes would be advanced or some other kind of class, like film history or whatever. It'd be a good mix. You can kind of delve more in depth with the AP kids and have a good laugh with the advanced ones. :lol:

égalité
Sep 2nd, 2008, 04:22 PM
Math major :hearts:

IceHock
Sep 2nd, 2008, 04:35 PM
i hear yah dude, right now i'm deciding between a chef, history teacher, public relations, and a paralegal, i've been doing so much research on the internet looking up every job possible, but i change my mind everyday so i can't pick just one, it's been frustrating for me but i know what your feeling.

Dementieva_Dude
Sep 3rd, 2008, 01:48 AM
I changed my major 4 times before I graduated with my first degree, so I understand the confusion. My advice would be to take what you like, and if you still can't 'break the tie' of majors you like, seriously, go with the subjects that are the easiest for you. It sounds dumb, but it took me forever to realize I would be better off getting higher grades in easier courses than I would be straining in some ridiculously hard shit.

I'm currently trying to look into college programs to go into...something that will help me land a career, and not keep me floating around competing with every other arts major for a job.

PatrickRyan
Sep 3rd, 2008, 01:51 AM
YES. So that's why I'm just taking General Studies now.

Marissa88
Sep 3rd, 2008, 01:40 PM
I think that it is important to pick something that interests you! Something that you can potentially see yourself doing for the rest of your life, at least until you retire. Most people don't want to be in school for more then they have to, but you can always go back to school if you don't like what you are doing. The awesome thing about college is that you are never to old to go and try something new or different. I am a marketing major right now and I will finish with that, but I've decided that if it is not what I want to do I can always go back to school to find something else that I enjoy. I do have to say though, I have always been a bit jealous of those who know exactly want they want to do.