Research Majors

academic advising & transfer center

There are numerous ways to explore majors. Below are resources to get you started. Explore each area and see where it takes you!

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.


Additional Resources:

Steps to Choosing a Major at Mason: This is a handy step-by-step guide to choosing a major at George Mason. It allows you to view each possible major and guides you through the steps to choosing which major is the best fit for you.

University 200-Major Career Decisions: This is a 2 credit elective course designed specifically for students who wish to explore majors and careers for credit!

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! 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.

What can I do with a major in... This website from UNCW helps you connect majors with careers.

Federal Jobs by College Major This website links majors to federal jobs.

Major to Career Converter This website allows you to pick a major and see what careers are related to it.