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Action plan and majors activity 2012 2013

  1. 1. Office for Exploring Majors Sage Hall 123 ~ 940-565-2457 Exploring Majors Action Plan#1 Task: Identify Your Interests Action: List activities, classes, majors &careers you might be interested or want to learn more about. What Do You Like To Do? What Academic Areas/Fields Do You Like to Learn About? What Are You Involved In? What Classes Have you Enjoyed? What Majors Interest You? What Careers Interest You?#2 Task: Take Assessments Action: Use resources & opportunities for Career, Personality, Skills & Interests Testing. Career Center Counseling and Testing Services Chestnut Hall 103 Chestnut Hall 311 940-565-2105 940-565-2735 Offer MyPlan, Sigi 3 (free) Offer MBTI and Strong Interest Inventory (free) Office for Exploring Majors Sage Hall 123 940-565-2457 Offer major/career counseling My Plan Assessment • Go to, Students Tab, and then Picking a Major • Click on MyPlan and it will automatically take you to the website • Click on “Create Free Account” • Fill out the required fields and submit The license code that you need is, XQ7SKSYL
  2. 2. #3 Task: Conduct Major Research Action: Use online and on-campus resources to search for major and career information. • Visit with your academic counselor for information on major options • Meet with the department advisor(s) of any areas of interest for major-specific information • You can always “Google” it, too! UNT Major List: Research available majors at UNT UNT Catalog: Review course descriptions and major departments UNT Career Center: Picking a Major / What can I do with a major in….. MyPlan Majors: What can I do with a major in…? O*NET: Review skills, work environments, tasks, salary & education requirements for many occupations My Next Move: Research what you want to do for a living. Research “What can I do with this major?” CollegeBoard Major & Career Profiles: See majors/careers defined#4 Task: Research Career Options Found in Task # 3 Action: Use on-campus and personal resources to experience career options. • See Career Center to pair career possibilities with majors you are considering, job growth, potential; resume styles, interviewing, job search strategies and salary information. • Contact UNT’s Cooperative Education and Internship Office for available internships. o Chestnut Hall, Suite 155 940-565-2861 • Network with family, friends, professors and UNT staff to meet individuals actually employed in jobs you would like to have. Ask if you can observe or “job shadow” for a day. • Use the UNT Career Center Mentor Match database to connect with alumni in professions that interest you. o Log-in to your MYUNT account and look for the Eagle Network logo o Log-in to your Eagle Network account o Click the “Mentor Search” tab o Click “Contact Mentor” to make a connection#5 Task: Declare Your Major(s) Action: Meet with department advising office to declare a major & file a degree audit. • See Advising Office locations on the UNT Majors Activity
  3. 3. UNT Majors Activity 2012-2013 Catalog YearTake the time to read through each of these majors offered at UNT and draw a line through the majors that do notinterest you. If you are not sure what a particular major is, then just skip it and research it as an option. At the end, youwill be asked to review the majors you have not yet crossed off. *Denotes teaching field is availableOffice for Exploring Majors123 Sage Hall (940) 565-2457 http://exploringmajors.unt.eduTrained Academic Counselors are here to help you assess your interests, values, and personality to provide a betterunderstanding of majors and occupations that match your skills and abilities to guide you through your major and career decision-making-process.We support students who: Have no idea what they want to do. Want to do everything. Want to explore all of their options first. Are in a major they no longer want. (a.k.a. “Major Changer”) Are working towards a major they are interested in, but not yet admitted.College of Arts and Sciences220 General Academic Building (GAB) (940) 565-2051 * English General Studies Mathematics *Biology * Creative Writing Geography PhilosophyChemistry * Engl./Lang. Arts * History * Religious StudiesMedical Laboratory Sciences Writing & Rhetoric International Studies Physics * Cytotechnology (concentration) Literature Security & Diplomacy Political ScienceCommunication Studies * Linguistics Business & Economics PsychologyDance * World Lang., Lit. & Culture Development Radio, Television & FilmTheatre * French * Regional Studies Converged Broadcast MediaEconomics German * Africa & Middle East Social Science *Professional & Technical Comm. Spanish * Peace Studies Speech-Lang. Pathology/AudiologyCollege of Business110 Business Leadership Building (940) 565-2110 Aviation LogisticsBusiness Computer Information Systems Decision SciencesBusiness Economics EntrepreneurshipGeneral Business FinanceLogistics and Supply Chain Management Risk, Insurance & Financial ServicesOrganizational Behavior and Human Resource Management MarketingReal Estate Operations and Supply Chain Management Concentration: Residential Property ManagementCollege of Education105 Matthews Hall (940) 565-2736 and Family Studies Interdisciplinary Studies (Elementary Education) * Family and Consumer Sciences Education * Early Childhood – 6th grade Generalist Family and Community Early Childhood – 6th grade Generalist & Bilingual Education Human Development & Research Early Childhood – 6th grade Generalist & English as a Second Language Intervention and Administration Early Childhood – 6th grade Generalist & All Level Special EducationKinesiology * Interdisciplinary Studies (Grades 4-8 – Elementary and Middle School) *Recreation and Leisure Studies Mathematics with English as a Second Language Program Management Science with English as a Second Language Sport Management Social Studies with English as a Second LanguageHealth Promotions * English, Language Arts, and Reading with ESL Community HealthCollege of InformationDiscovery Park Suite C232 (940) 565-2445 and Information Sciences Applied Technology and Performance Improvement *
  4. 4. College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism385 Chilton Hall (940) 565-4635 www.smhm.unt.eduDigital Retailing Hospitality Management *Home Furnishings Merchandising MerchandisingFrank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism107 General Academic Building (940) 565-3365* News (Broadcast, Web, Print News & Sports Reporting, Video, and Photojournalism) Strategic Communications (Advertising and Public Relations)College of Engineering TechnologyDiscovery Park Suite C104 (940) 565-4201 Science Information TechnologyComputer Engineering Engineering Technology (concentrations listed below)Electrical Engineering ConstructionMaterials Science & Engineering ElectricalMechanical & Energy Engineering MechanicalCollege of Music211 Chilton Hall (940) 565-3860 Music (BA) Instrumental Studies /Performance (concentrations listed below)Composition HarpsichordMusic Theory InstrumentalJazz Studies (Arranging or Performance-Instrumental (Vocal)) Organ or Organ–Church MusicMusic History & Literature Piano Pedagogy or Piano PerformanceGeneral, Choral, & Instrumental music * Vocal PerformanceCollege of Public Affairs and Community Service289 Chilton Hall (940) 565-4115 Rehabilitation Studies Social Work Applied Arts and ScienceSociology Emergency Administration & Planning Criminal Justice Applied Behavior AnalysisCollege of Visual Arts and Design111 Art Building (940) 565-2216 Art Interdisciplinary Art & Design Studies Communication Design Ceramics Art History Fashion Design Drawing & Painting Visual Art Studies (Art Education) * Interior Design Fibers Metalsmithing & Jewelry New Media Photography Printmaking Sculpture Watercolor Review the majors you have not crossed off and write down some to explore further: ____________ 2. ____________ 3. ____________ 4. ___________ Some resources for exploration include Academic Counselors and Advisors in each college and school as well as: Undergraduate Catalog - – This resource lists the requirements for each major under the “Majors, Minors, Certificates” link and has course descriptions of classes under the “Course Descriptions” link. Career Services – hosts “What can I do with a Major in…?” You can browse careers often sought out by certain UNT majors. This information can also be obtained by using ONET at ( – use the “Occupation Quick Search” bar at the top right of the page. U pdated 9/17/12