Undergraduate College

How to Choose a Major When You're Undecided


Choosing a college major can be a tough decision - especially when your friends and classmates seem to have it all figured out. You're not alone! Many Rosemont alumni and even some of your professors were once faced with the same dilemma.

With this in mind, Rosemont has created the Academic Explorations program, which will give you the opportunity to meet with faculty, administrators and alumni. The goal is to help you choose a major that emphasizes your strengths and interests while maximizing your opportunities - both during and after your time at Rosemont. 

Spring 2014 Workshops

Session Date & Time
Beyond the Books: Students will have an opportunity to have a tour of the library and find out about the resources available to choose a major or for their prospective majors Jan. 15
FYRC, Second Floor Kaul Hall
Your Ticket to a Dream Job: Roundtable of students who will share their study abroad experience and how it relates to their major  March 26, 7 p.m.
FYRC, Second Floor Kaul Hall
Hot Jobs with a Liberal Arts Degree: Students will have an opportunity to meet with professionals in popular fields
  • Publishing/Marketing and Graphic Design - March 12, 7 p.m. 
    • Panelists:
      • Thomas V Hartmann, Graduate Publishing professor
      • Tiffany Sumner,  founder of Imprint Communications
      • Sarah Yake, literary agent
      • Laura Crockett, book review blogger and publishing program graduate student
      • Susan Digironimo – Graduate Publishing professor and Director of Graphic Services for Rosemont College
  • Social Work, Counseling & Non-Profit - TBA
  • Liberal Arts to Career: Networking with Alumni – March 20, Time: 7-8 p.m.
    •  Several alumni will share how their education at Rosemont, particularly the foundation in the liberal arts, led to their current careers
    • Library Reading Room
  • How to use the Liberal Arts Experience - April 15, Time: 8 p.m.
    • Description: Students will learn to leverage their liberal arts experiences to advance their careers during and beyond college.
    • Sponsored by the Gertrude Kistler Library and Career Services
      • FYRC, Second Floor Kaul Hall
  FYRC, Second Floor Kaul Hall
Home Stretch: Students will have an opportunity to work in study groups and receive tutoring during Finals Week April 30 7-9 p.m. FYRC, Second Floor Kaul Hall

More Information

Have questions about an upcoming program? Contact Rosemont's Dean of Students Office:

Good Counsel Hall, room 110.
Office hours: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
610-527-0200 x2435