I'm Interested in Everything (or Lots of Things) How Do I Decide? Should I Triple Major?
For you there are several suggestions:
q Try taking a look at some of the majors that are "interdisciplinary studies," which do a nice job of combining different aspects and courses from several departments into one major:
q See what the Center for Integrative Studies has to offer. Perhaps you can combine interests into an individually customized major or take a variety of linked courses.
q The interest inventory self assessments in the Piper Cemter can be helpful in pushing a person to prioritize and narrow down their interests. Make an appointment with a coach at x3268 to see if this might be a helpful route for you.
q Talk with faculty/deparment chairs or upperclass students in different majors for more information about what it is like to major in that subject. Maybe one major isn't quite how you envision it. Department offices can provide you with names and contact info of students in that department who would be willing to talk with you. Download this sample list of questions as a guide.
q Look ahead at the courses that will be offered and required for each major by going to that department's web page or to the Academic Catalog. Future classes and coursework might not be as interesting to you as intro or lower level courses.
q If you're intent upon triple majoring, it's probably best to discuss this with your faculty advisor, the department chairs of those major areas, or someone in the Academic Advising Office.
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