- You are not alone. An estimated 20 to 50 % of students begin college still deciding on a major. At Hesston College, the number is about one out of five.
- Exploratory courses in different departments help you identify your interests and strengths.
- Meet regularly with your academic advisor to explore your values, skills and passions.
- Lots of options with more than 50 areas of study.
- Externships, job-shadows and informational interviews with local professionals.
- Service activities and career expeditions to local organizations expand knowledge of career options.
Start with Experiences
- The annual Majors Expo allows you to meet faculty and gather information from each academic department.
- The Career Development course uses a variety of self-discovery activities to help you find your niche and examine occupational opportunities.
- The Academic Center for Career Exploration and Student Success offers career advising and follow up for students making career decisions or changing majors.
- A strong general education program prepares you for the workplace with a strong liberal arts foundation, no matter what field of study you eventually choose.
- Choose from more than 50 areas of study with transferable credits.
Start as a Whole Person
- Emphasis on Christian Anabaptist values of peacemaking, justice and service
- Mod-living builds community
- Opportunities for spiritual growth include chapel, Bible study and campus worship
- 25 religious affiliations on campus
- Two-year advantage means you have more opportunities for leadership right from the start.
Start with Support
Joan Griffing, Academic Dean
Plan of study for deciding students
- Introduction to Aviation
- Introduction to Graphic Design
- Exploring Business
- Networking Technologies
- Introduction to Disaster Response
- Introduction to Early Childhood Education
- Introduction to Education
- Introduction to Health, Physical Education and Recreation
- Introduction to Social Welfare
- Conflict Resolution
- Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries