Video Assignment: Academic Planning

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Video title: Office of Pre-Major and Academic Planning

Topic(s): academic planning

Search terms: video bgsu office of pre-major

Time (of video): 0:45

Posted by: bgsu

Date posted: September 16, 2013


Video description: Unsure of a major or career path?  Take advantage of the pre-major and academic planning resources available at your institution. 


Question/writing prompt: What is academic planning? Why is academic planning important for college students? What areas of study does the video hint at?


In-class activities:

1. Sharing Interests and Goals Objective: Students begin to get to know one another by sharing plans and goals.

     Have each student interview two others in the class and ask the following questions:

  • What area of study or major are you considering?
  • Why?
  • What career goals do you have?

2. Using Tools Objective: Students get more familiar with these career planning resources.

     Have students discuss the tools in their college success textbook and in the college success course designed to help them with career exploration.