How to Find a Major
Whether you’re just starting the college search process or you’re getting ready to start classes, there’s a good chance you’ve been thinking about your major for a while.
We get it — it’s a big decision! You’re trying to find a major that fits your skills and interests and also will land you a great career after you graduate. Since Colorado State University offers 70+ majors, it can be tough to know where to start. The tools below will help you find a great fit, compare and explore CSU’s majors, and get a better feel for what you could learn.
Take a majors quiz
The My Majors quiz will connect your academic strengths and interests with specific majors offered at CSU. It’s designed to help you hone down your interests and give you insight on what might be a good fit for both your academic studies and future goals.
Explore majors by their general field
Maybe you know the areas you have interests in, but want to know your options within those areas. Meet the CSU major tracks, where you can explore our majors and concentrations by category:
- Arts, Humanities and Design
- Environmental and Natural Resources
- Health, Life and Food Sciences
- Global and Social Sciences
- Land, Plant, and Animal Sciences
- Organization, Management, and Enterprise
- Math, Physical Sciences and Engineering
- Education and Teaching
Create a personalized viewbook
CSU’s CustomViewbook tool allows you to find and select only the academic programs, clubs/organizations, and extracurriculars that interest you. Once you’ve selected your interest areas, a personalized page is created with your selections so you can easily learn more about each. It’s easy to add and remove items as you change your mind, too!
Explore our academic webpages
Browse our list of majors, concentrations, and minors to get an overview of all the academic programs we offer here, as well as the many ways you can mix, match, and design your own academic path at CSU. We’re all about options!
Read student blogs
What’s better than learning about choosing a major from the people who have done it already? In the How I chose my major series, you can read student stories about how they found their major, what their experience at CSU has been thus far, and where they plan to go after college.
Explore CSU academics on social media
Sometimes the best way to get a feel for potential majors is to explore the social media accounts run by the faculty, staff, and students within those majors. Each of the eight academic colleges within CSU has social media profiles on multiple channels that showcases academics, clubs, students in classes, labs, and the field, and so much more.
More about CSU's majors
Think college academics are only about classes? Think again. CSU has many academic opportunities you’ll want to explore for your major.