There are numerous ways to explore majors. Below are resources to get you started. Explore each area and see where it takes you!
Steps To Exploring Mason Majors (STEMM)
Steps to Exploring Mason Majors: The STEMM program walks students through a step-by-step process to exploring majors at George Mason. You can use the resources below to help you along the way.
Exploring Majors Wiki
The Exploring Majors Wiki allows students to learn more about all of the majors offered at George Mason University. Through the use of websites, videos, articles, and podcasts, students are guided to finding more information about the major, skills and abilities needed to be successful in the field and outlines what recent graduates are doing with this major.
Exploring Major Sheets
Designed to help students research their major options. The sheets include information about the major, skills and abilities needed to be successful in the field and outlines what recent graduates are doing with this major.
These files are in Adobe .pdf format. You will need Adobe’s Acrobat Reader to be able to view and print these files. Get a free copy of Acrobat Reader by visiting Adobe’s Acrobat Reader Download page.
- Art and Visual Technology
- Art History
- Athletic Training
- Civil Engineering
- Community Health
- Computer Game Design
- Computational and Data Sciences
- Computer Engineering
- Computer Science
- Conflict Analysis and Resolution
- Criminology, Law & Society
- Earth Science
- Electrical Engineering
- Film and Video Studies
- Global Affairs
- Global and Environmental Change
- Government and International Politics
- Health Administration
- Health Promotion
- Information Technology
- Information Systems and Operations Management
- Integrative Studies
- Latin American Studies
- Medical Technology
- Parks Recreation & Leisure Studies
- Physical Education
- Public Administration
- Religious Studies
- Russian &Eurasian Studies
- Social Work
- Sports Management
- Systems Engineering
- Therapeutic Recreation
- Tourism and Events Management
- University 200-Decide/Confirm Major: Find the right fit! This is a 2 credit elective course designed specifically for students who wish to explore majors and careers for credit!
- Upon completion of UNIV 200, 98% of students felt comfortable choosing a major or narrowing their choices to 2-3 majors.
- What do students say about UNIV 200?
- “I declared my major at the end of this course.”
- “This course did wonders for me in terms of helping me find my way. I would highly recommend it to someone trying to find a major or confused about their own.”
- “It helped me find myself in relation to a major and a future career choice.”
- George Mason University Career Services: An excellent resource in learning more about majors and careers. There is a career counselor on staff for each of Mason’s majors and they can provide you with an abundance of information as it pertains to careers and how they relate to an undergraduate major. They also have several assessments that can be taken to help in the process of choosing a best fit major and/or career!
- What can I do with a major in… This website from UNCW helps you connect majors with careers.
- Roadtrip Nation Interviews: Explore informational interviews with interesting professionals by interest area.
- MyMajors.com gives you information and descriptions about college majors.
- The Princeton Review has an alphabetical listing of different major profiles. You can also search by category.
- Majors and Career Central allows you to choose a major or career category and possible majors related to those subjects.
- The CollegeView Student Lounge contains blogs and podcasts that will help guide you through the process of picking a college major.
- Quintessential Careers gives advice on choosing a college major and information about careers related to majors.
- Federal Jobs by College Major This website links majors to federal jobs.