6-Choosing a Discipline

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BMGT 110 Introduction to Business Management Choosing a Discipline
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Choosing a Discipline What are your considerations and making a decision? What steps will you take to make a decision? Who if anyone will influence your decision
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Practical Considerations Consider which subjects you've done well in previously and decide which major they have prepared you for. Ask students who are majoring in these subjects if they are satisfied with their respective program. Do internships to get a feel for the kinds of jobs you could get with different majors. (Source: http://www.ehow.com/how_1578_choose-major-college.html)
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Practical Considerations Look at the different fields to which your major can be applied. Try to find a major that will offer flexibility when you are looking for a job. Think about the growth of the field that interests you. Is the field expanding? Are graduates with your major being hired right out of
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Unformatted text preview: college, or do they need additional training? Contemplate the earning potential and base salary of jobs that are related to certain majors. Think of the lifestyle you would like to maintain and how certain salaries may affect it. (Source: http://www.ehow.com/how_1578_choose-major-college.html) Personal Considerations Figure out what it is you love to do. Are there fields of study in business that spark your interest, or have you taken courses that you particularly enjoyed? Ask yourself whether you have what it takes to succeed in your major. Think about whether you would be happier having a job you love with less pay or having a job you can tolerate with more pay. Choose a career course accordingly. Be flexible; you still have time to declare your major. (Source: http://www.ehow.com/how_1578_choose-major-college.html)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2012 for the course BMGT 110 taught by Professor Nelson during the Fall '08 term at Maryland.

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