College of Biological Sciences
Shanon Astley ’13 has advice for STEM majors about how to advance their careers.
You see the words "college" and "university" a lot when you read about places in higher education. And it can be confusing.
“What’s your major?” That’s the question everyone seems to ask when they hear you are going to college. So, you may feel pressure to have a major nailed down by the time you arrive on campus.
My advice: Don’t!
Check out the Coastal and Marine Sciences Pre-college Program. Students spend the first week on the UC Davis campus learning about plants, animals, and processes. In the second, they travel to Bodega Marine Lab to explore one of the world's most biologically rich coastal and marine environments. This experience may help you choose your major.