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Still deciding on a major or career? You are not alone!

Did you know…
75% of students change their major at least once while in college?
50% of students go into a career closely related to their major? …and 50% do not?

Follow these steps to help you on your way
to finding the best path for you! 

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Take an assessment at the Career Center
Receive individualized assistance & feedback with any of the following assessments:

  • Missouri Occupational Card Sort - FREE
  • Missouri Majors Card Sort - FREE
  • Self-Directed Search (SDS) - $15
  • StrengthsQuest - $15

Complete a Self-Reflection Activity 

Fill it out & share with your advisor or a Career Specialist in the Career Center

Take SSC 2100: Career Explorations

  • Offered during Fall & Spring semester (1 credit hour)

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Check out majors at Mizzou

Take SSC 2100: Career Explorations 

  • Offered during Fall & Spring semester (1 credit hour)

Explore ‘What Can I Do with This Major?’

Check out Major Exploratory Courses

Check on myZou or with your advisor for what semesters these courses are offered (availability varies):

  • AG EC 1010, Intro. to Agribusiness Mgmt. (1)
  • AG ED LD 1000, Orient. to Ag. Education & Leadership (1)
  • BIOL EN 1000, Intro. to Biological Engineering (1)
  • BIOMED 1010, Biomedical Career Exploration (1-2)
  • CH ENG 1000, Intro. to Chemical Engineering (2)
  • CMP SC 1000, Intro. to Computer Science (1)
  • ENGINR 1000, Intro. to Engineering (1)
  • ENV SC 1100, Intro. to Environmental Science (3)
  • FINPLN 2083, Financial Planning Careers (1)
  • GN HES 1100, Intro. to Human Environmental Sciences (1)
  • HLTH SCI 1000, Intro. to Health Professions (3)
  • HSP MGMT 1043, Intro. to Hospitality Management (3)
  • HSP MGMT 1505, Fundamentals of Sport Venue Mgmt. (3)
  • JOURN 1010, Career Explorations in Journalism (1)
  • LTC 1100, College of Education Orientation (1)
  • MAE 1000, Intro. to Mechanical Engineering (1)
  • MANGMT 1010, Contemporary Business Practices (1)
  • NURSE 1000, Advisory Seminar for Nursing (1)
  • OC THR 1000, Intro. to Occupational Therapy (1)
  • PH THR 1000, Intro. to Physical Therapy (1)
  • PR TR 1010, Intro. to Leisure Studies (3)
  • RS THR 1000, Intro. to Respiratory Therapy (1)
  • SOC WK 1110, Intro. to Social Work Major (1)
  • TAM 1100, Intro. to the Textile & Apparel Industry (3)

Meet with an advisor in Academic Exploration & Advising Services

  • Make an appointment by calling 573-884-9700

Location: M110 Student Success Center
http://aeas.missouri.edu


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Meet with someone in the Career Center

  • Career Specialists: Drop-in services are available in the lower level of the Student Success Center (Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
  • Career Counselors: Meet regularly one-on-one to work through career and academic decisions, as well as personal/social issues (Available Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.: Make an online appointment)

     Learn about the skills necessary for your career options

Create a LinkedIn profile & discover what Mizzou alumni are doing with their degrees

(Tip Sheet – Using the LinkedIn Alumni Tool)

Set up an informational interview


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Participate in Experiential Learning (“Learning by doing”)

    Practice Interviewing


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Make it Official!

  • Contact the appropriate advisor for the major you want to switch to: 

Advising contacts at Mizzou

Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

573-882-8301

2-64 Agriculture Building

Dean’s Office/A&S Advisement Center

573-882-6411

107 Lowry Hall -

Referrals to specific A&S department

Academic Exploration & Advising Services

573-884-9700

M110 Student Success Center -

Undeclared Students & Students in Transition

Business

573-882-7073

111 Cornell Hall

Education

573-882-5659

101 Hill Hall

Engineering

573-882-4765

W1025 Lafferre Hall

Health Professions

573-882-8011

101 Lewis Hall  

Human Environmental Sciences

573-882-6424

106 Gwynn Hall

Journalism

573-882-1045

76 Gannett Hall

Natural Resources

573-882-1730

124 ABNR

Nursing

573-882-0277

S240 Nursing

Social Work

573-882-6206

722 Clark Hall


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  • Visit the appropriate career center for further help:

Career Services Contacts at Mizzou

 All phone numbers begin with area code 573 

Business Career Services

882-6898

104 Cornell Hall

College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Career Services

882-0088

2-64 Agriculture Building

Education Career Services

882-5069

105 Hill Hall

Engineering Career Services

882-0373

W1025 Lafferre Hall

Journalism Career Center

882-0373

76 Gannett Hall

Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs

884-1565

101 Middlebush Hall

MU Career Center

882-6801

Lower Level, Student Success Center

Personal Financial Planning

882-9622

239 Stanley Hall

School of Health Professions Career Services

882-9622

106 Lewis Hall

School of Law Career Development Office

882-6444

103 Hulston Hall

Textile and Apparel Management Career Services

882-6425

122 Stanley Hall


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