• Explore Their Path


    Use this blog to learn about students, faculty, staff, and alumni in your majors of interest. Find Your Major Tribe!

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Andrew Luong and Haley Johnson Switched from Science to Business

Check out this video with Andrew Luong and Haley Johnson discussing their decisions to switch to majors in Finance and Accounting after considering the future careers that they wanted to pursue based on their interests.

Video and interview by USF Office of Marketing and Communication.

Danielle Massis, Found Her Major Tribe in Accounting!

Watch Danielle Massis share why she decided to switch her major from Biology to Accounting and describe how she sat in a room with her new Accounting peers and realized, “these are my people!”

This interview with Danielle helped inspire the Explore Their Path blog and suggests how you might use this blog in your exploration process!

 

Video and interview by Karen Ver Trinidad. Music by Bensound.com.

Kiana Malimban, Communications Major, PR Minor

Kiana Malimban StudentName: Kiana Malimban

Major(s), Minor(s), Program(s): Communication Studies, Minor in Public Relations

Previous Major (s), Minor(s), Program(s): None

What attracted you to your initial major(s) and minor(s)?:

Communication Studies is very versatile, and I’m an adaptable person. Thus, I think COMS studies was perfect for me!

What inspired you to change programs?:

N/A

What do you like best about your current major(s) and minor(s)?:

The fact I can do pretty much anything in any field with COMS.

What is most challenging about your current major(s) and minor(s)?:

Narrowing down what I want to do after I graduate with a COMS degree.

What sort of internship and career opportunities have you explored?:

Marketing and Special Events.

What sort of extracurricular activities have your participated in?:

N/A

What resources helped you with your exploration journey?:

Career services, LinkedIn, Networking events.

What advice do you have for students exploring majors?

Find something that you’re passionate about and find a career in it.

Li Li, Management Major

Li LI StudentName: LI LI

Major(s), Minor(s), Program(s): Management

Previous Major (s), Minor(s), Program(s): business admin

What attracted you to your initial major(s) and minor(s)?:

preference to work in a business environment

What inspired you to change programs?:

more inter-person communications

What do you like best about your current major(s) and minor(s)?:

more personal communications

What is most challenging about your current major(s) and minor(s)?:

building relationships with strangers

What sort of internship and career opportunities have you explored?:

have not worked too much on it

What sort of extracurricular activities have your participated in?:

some cross-cultural projects from some college classes

What resources helped you with your exploration journey?:

courses at school and online resources

What advice do you have for students exploring majors?

Try to do more researches related to the major and actually getting into some organizations or groups

A Collaboration of Several Majors on a Trump 101 Podcast

Check out this article from USF News that describes how several USF majors (Media Studies, Politics, Design, Marketing) all collaborated on a Trump 101 Podcast, using experienced gained from coursework and working together at the USF Foghorn.  It helps illustrate the various roles different majors might work on a Media project!