Wright State University 2005-2006Undergraduate Catalog
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First Year Experience
Choosing Courses
Math and Statistics
  Sequences

Still Deciding on a
  Major?

Exploring Majors and
  Careers

Summary of Program
  Admission
  Requirements

Exploring Majors and Careers

Where and How to Get Information

Career Services: E334 Student Union, (937) 775-2556

  • Career exploration counseling
  • Discover: 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: 180 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
  • Service Learning and Civic Engagement

Campus Bookstore

  • Textbooks for courses of possible interest

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Local, state, and national organizations
  • Community service
 
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