Choosing a Major: Navigating a Career Path

Step 2: Narrowing Choices By Gathering Information

Research Careers:

What Can I do with this Major:

Meet with Faculty in perspective majors:

Major and Program Websites:

Undergraduate Majors and Emphases along with Degree Information:

Attend Major Fair:
See Majors Fair commercial located on the Pre-major Advising Website.

Attend Career Fairs:

Understanding Degree Requirements:
Majors and Program web sites:
Read course descriptions:
Run a “What If” Degree Evaluation:

Log on to MyBanner.

Click on 'Student' Tab.

Go to 'Student Records'.

Click on 'MyPath' (for students entering 2010 and forward). Before running "What If" option, you will need to know the type of degree for your major. See the Grand Valley catalog at the link above.

Click on the "What If" option on the left-hand corner.

Fill in the level of education, type of degree, and catalog year from drop-down menu.

Select a major or minor to add to chosen area of study.

Click on "Process What-If" to run a What-If analysis.

Intentional Campus Involvement:

Major Declaration:

Log into Banner

Click ’Student

Click ‘Student Records

Click ‘Change Major

Click ‘Change Major 1/Program

Select your major program and click ‘Submit

Click ‘Change to New Program


Page last modified February 20, 2013