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Steps to Pursue What You Want

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Part 1: Contact

Now that you have an idea of the career and major that you are interested in, you need to understand what you need to do to prepare for them. These activities can help you get more information to help you prepare and plan:

You should contact the College Advisement Center for your major - here is a link to all of them: https://advisement.byu.edu/section/cac

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Part 2: Refine

To look at the majors more closely, you could see the required classes at https://catalog.byu.edu/programs (scroll to a major, click, also click on the classes; to see a suggested first semester of classes, click Major Academic Plan at the top).

To see a short video of a professor talking about the major go to https://universityadvisement.byu.edu/major-snippets (choose a major; click the link)



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Part 3: Finalize
In order to become prepared for your major and career finalize your ideas by completing the following:

To see what you can do with a major, go to https://ucs.byu.edu/node/158
(click on What Can I Do With This Major; find a major; review the options)

Get a summary of career info (e.g., salary, job outlook, how to become one) at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/
(enter specific occupation in the upper-right search box)

Find different routes to your career at https://www.learnhowtobecome.org
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To help refine your interests, we recommend you do at least one activity from each of these sections, then set an appointment to talk over what you have discovered.
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