A college major is when you concentrate your studies on a specific discipline. The field you choose to study as your major will determine what type of bachelors degree you earn. Picking a major can be quite difficult with 1,800 college majors to choose from. You want to study a subject you are passionate about also a major that will give you the best opportunities after college.
Students are usually not required to declare their major until their Sophomore year. During their first-year students will focus on a generalised course of subjects with various disciplines. This will help identify strengths and interests, which will be critical in deciding a major.
The Princeton Review looked at all college majors and compiled a list based on job prospects, alumni salaries and their popularity.
The Top 5 college Majors
- Computer Science
- Government/Political Science
When it comes to being a student-athlete picking a major can be even harder as you need a major you can balance with your athletic commitments.
The Top 5 college Majors for Student-athletes
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