You had the major decision of choosing a major that you thought you would be passionate about for the next four years; you realize now that you have a major problem - you've changed your mind!
What classes do you like to take? What are your hobbies? Do you have any skills? What do you see as an interesting and rewarding career?
Ask professors, advisors, and other students about majors. There is nothing better than getting firsthand knowledge from someone familiar with a particular major.
Take a Test
Through the Office of Career Services you can take an assessment called FOCUS. FOCUS offers 5 self-assessments: work interests, personality, skills, values and leisure interests. These assessments can help with your major and career decision-making. Once on the Focus homepage enter as a new user and use the access code: NYIT.
Once you’ve narrowed down a few options research the major in the college catalog and familiarize yourself with the course offerings and their course descriptions. Then research the career options available to students in these majors. You can use the following online resources to help with your research:
Contact the Advisement and Enrichment Center if you need to chat about the possibility of changing your major or if you need help with the process. Call, email, or just stop by!
Advising & Enrichment Center
Harry Schure Hall, Room 209
16 West 61st St., Room 716