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As you think about choosing a major at Boston College, here are a few key points to consider.

Your choice of major should align with your interests. Liberal arts graduates from BC find excellent jobs in just about every field, because they have the flexible skills required to succeed anywhere.

You’re more likely to succeed in a major (and career) that you enjoy.
So choose a major based on your interests, and keep in mind that there is no way to predict what the job market will look like after you graduate. If you’re not sure about your academic interests, check out our self-assessment tools.

However, some careers do require specific preparation.
If you have a clear goal in mind, you may want to take certain classes outside your major, for example in business or computer science.

 

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If you’re having trouble choosing a major, meet with a BC Career Advisor. Meanwhile, here are some resources that can also help: