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Majors and Careers

Trouble Choosing A Major?

student seeking major exploration coaching
Dr. Crynes exploring majors with a student

Need help deciding on a major that fits your interests, skills and career goals? Using our interest assessment tests and expert knowledge of OU majors and careers, our Major Exploration Coaches will help you discover your options and decide on an academic major.  Finding and declaring a major should be a thoughtful process and we offer a variety of free resources to help:

  • Free, online and in-office career assessments
  • Worksheets for identifying interests, values, and skills
  • Knowledge of helpful online resources
  • Walk-in and by-appointment Major Coaching to:
    • Interpret assessment outcomes
    • Identify academic and occupational relationships (which majors lead to which jobs)
    • Discuss decision-making influences (e.g. what’s holding you back?)
  • Seminars and presentations for your student groups or organizations
  • Annual Majors/Minors Fair


Book an appointment with a Major Exploration Coaches at iadvise.ou.edu/majors, in Wagner Hall 270, by phone at 405.325.2944, or email at ucac@ou.edu.

 

Major Exploration Coaches

 

Stephen Crynes, Director of the Assessment Center

Dr. Stephen Crynes

Director of the Assessment Center
Stephen has a B.A. in History, M.ED in Student Affairs and a PhD in Higher Education Administration. He worked in both the non-profit and corporate world before returning to the world of Higher Education. Stephen is also an instructor for the Gateway to College Learning and Strategies for Success courses.

Myron Jacobs

Myron Jacobs

Major Exploration Coach
Myron received his Bachelor's degree from OU in Human Relations. He has worked in several departments on campus and is focused on making the OU experience better for all. He has earned his Master's Degree in Public Administration with a concentration on Organizational Leadership.

Jamie Farmer

Jamie Steele

Major Exploration Coach
Jamie got her Bachelor's degree from OU in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing. After gaining experience and wisdom from the business world, Jamie returned to OU to complete her Master's degree in Adult and Higher Education in May 2012. She is also an instructor for a Gateway to College Learning course.