Wright State University 2005-2006Undergraduate Catalog
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University College
Raj Soin College of Buisness
College of Education and Human Services
Engineering and Computer Science
Liberal Arts
College of Nursing and Health
Sollege of Science and Math
Lake Campus
First-Year Experience
Choosing Courses
Math and Statistics Sequences
Still Deciding on a Major
Exploring Majors and Careers
Summary of Program Admission Rwquirements

Exploring Majors and Careers

Where and How to Get Information

Career Services: 3rd Floor Student Union, (937) 775-2556

  • Career exploration counseling
  • SIGI PLUS: computerized career guidance system
  • Career resources library
  • Trade publications
  • Future job trends information
  • Resume writing assistance
  • Co-operative education: internships
  • Career planning and decision-making course (LA 201)

University College: University Hall, (937) 775-5750

  • First year seminars (UVC 101, 102) designated for undecided students
  • Academic advising and adjustment strategies
  • Information on requirements for majors

Referral Sources: Informational interviewing ("networking")

  • Advisors in the colleges
  • Professors
  • Professionals working in areas of interest
  • Family members and friends

Courses

  • General Education
  • Electives to explore areas of interest
  • Skill-building courses: computer literacy, interpersonal communication, technical/ professional writing, etc.
  • Class visits to learn course content (with instructor approval)
  • College-sponsored career information courses

Campus Bookstore

  • Textbooks for courses of possible interest

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Local, state, and national organizations
  • Community service
 
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