Explore majors and careers with WSU Vancouver

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Interested in college, but undecided about a major? You’re not alone. Many if not most college students begin their studies undecided about their major. Washington State University Vancouver is hosting a five-part series of events that let you explore majors and careers by theme. At each event, faculty, students and alumni will share their experiences and answer questions. Classroom to Career events are free and open to the public. Parking is complimentary for these events. To register, go to events.wsu.edu and click on the session(s) you want to attend. All events will be held on the WSU Vancouver campus in the Dengerink Administration Building, Room 110.

Engineering and Technology

5:30 – 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17

Do you have a knack for technology and a love for problem-solving? Explore:

  • Computer Science
  • Data Analytics (actuarial, business or data visualization)
  • Digital Technology and Culture
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mathematics (applied or teaching)
  • Mechanical Engineering


5 – 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9

Are you quick-thinking and consider the strategy in every choice? Explore:

  • Accounting
  • Data Analytics (actuarial, business or data visualization)
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Integrated Strategic Communication
  • Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing

Society and Culture

5 – 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28

Do you have a genuine interest in human beings and the ways we live and interact? Explore:

  • Anthropology
  • Education
  • History
  • Human Biology
  • Human Development (child/youth development, gerontology, human services and more)
  • Humanities (criminal justice, English, fine arts, history and more)
  • Personnel Psychology and Human Resources
  • Psychology
  • Public Affairs
  • Social Sciences (political science, psychology, women’s, gender and sexuality studies and more)
  • Sociology
  • Women’s Studies

Sciences and Pre-health

5 – 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 9

Are you a logical thinker who will examine all facts and evidence before deciding? Explore:

  • Biology (general or basic medical sciences)
  • Chemistry
  • Earth and Environmental Science
  • Human Biology
  • Human Development (child/youth development, gerontology, human services and more)
  • Neuroscience
  • Nursing

Design and Communication

5 – 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 23

Are you the kind of creative personality who finds inspiration all around you and even in yourself? Explore:

  • Digital Technology and Culture
  • English
  • Humanities (communication, fine arts and more)
  • Integrated Strategic Communication

For more information about Classroom to Career events, email van.admissions@wsu.edu or call 360-546-9779. WSU Vancouver is located at 14204 N.E. Salmon Creek Ave. in Vancouver, east of the 134th Street exit from either I-5 or I-205, or via C-TRAN bus service. Find a campus map at vancouver.wsu.edu/map.

If you have a disability that requires special materials, services or assistance, complete the accommodation request form located at: studentaffairs.vancouver.wsu.edu/event-accommodation-request as soon as possible to help WSU Vancouver better understand your specific needs. If you have questions about accommodations, contact the Access Center at 360-546-9739 or van.access.center@wsu.edu.

About WSU Vancouver

WSU Vancouver is in the homeland of Chinookan and Taidnapam peoples and the Cowlitz Indian Tribe. As one of six campuses of the WSU system, WSU Vancouver offers big-school resources in a small-school environment. The university provides affordable, high-quality baccalaureate- and graduate-level education to benefit the people and communities it serves. As the only four-year research university in Southwest Washington, WSU Vancouver helps drive economic growth through relationships with local businesses and industries, schools and nonprofit organizations. 

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Brenda Alling, Office of Marketing and Communication, 360-546-9601, brenda_alling@wsu.edu