Conventional (Organizers)

People who like to work with data, have clerical or numerical ability, like structure, like to carry things out in detail or following through on other’s instructions; may enjoy working at a desk or office; care, confirming.

Step 1: Complete the Spartan Interest Assessment 

Please complete the Spartan Interest Assessment and read the information on your results. Next, if you’re interested in learning more about Conventional majors, classes, and careers, take some time to explore the information in the next steps. Feel free to explore majors, classes, and careers for as many categories that interest you.

Step 2: Conventional Majors, Classes, Careers & more

Take a few minutes to explore potential majors, classes, and careers for the Conventional (Organizers) category. We encourage you to write down any areas that you would like to learn more about. Be sure to take note of any questions you might have about these as well. 

  • Conventional Majors

    View MSU majors that might interest you. Learn about each major's requirements on our Academic Programs Catalog, and click here to find out, "What can I do with this Major?"

    • Accounting
    • Actuarial Science
    • Advertising Management
    • Agribusiness Management
    • Biomedical Laboratory Science
    • Computational Mathematics – BA/BS
    • Computer Engineering
    • Computer Science
    • Construction Management
    • Economic Geography
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Environmental Engineering
    • Finance
    • Food Industry Management
    • Geographic Information Science
    • Hospitality Business
    • Human Capital and Society
    • Human Development and Family Studies – BA/BS
    • Human Resource Management
    • Information Science
    • Interdisciplinary Humanities
    • Management
    • Materials Science and Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Neuroscience
    • Plant Biology
    • Statistics – BA/BS
    • Supply Chain Management
  • Conventional Classes

    View exploratory classes for the Conventional (Organizers) category. Learn about course descriptions here

    • ACC 230 (3): Survey of Accounting Concepts
    • ACC 250 (1): Preparing for an Accounting Career
    • AFRE 130 (3): Farm Management I
    • AE 102 (2): Electrical Lighting for Residential and Agricultural Facilities
    • AIIS 201 (3): Introduction to American Indian and Indigenous Studies
    • ANP 200 (2): Navigating Another Culture
    • ANP 220 (3): Gender Relations in Comparative Perspective
    • ANS 110 (4): Introductory Animal Agriculture
    • AS 111 (1): Foundation of the U.S. Air Force I
    • BE 101 (1): Introduction to Biosystems Engineering
    • CJ 110 (3): Introduction to Criminal Justice
    • CMP 101 (2): Principles of Construction Management
    • CMSE 201 (4): Computational Modeling and Data Analysis I
    • COM 100 (3): Human Communication
    • COM 275 (3): Effects of Mass Communication
    • CSE 201 (3): Fundamentals of Information Technology
    • CSS 101 (3): Introduction to Crop Science
    • CSUS 250 (3): Global Issues in Agriculture and Natural Resources
    • EC 201 (3): Introduction to Microeconomics
    • EC 202 (3): Introduction to Macroeconomics
    • ENG 153 (4): Introduction to Women Authors
    • FW 101 (3): Fundamentals of Fisheries and Wildlife Ecology and Management
    • FW 181 (3): Introduction to Science, Technology, the Environment and Public Policy
    • FW 207 (3): Great Lakes: Biology and Management
    • GEO 113 (3): Introduction to Economic Geography
    • GEO 151 (3): Human Geography
    • GEO 235 (3): Geography of Environment and Health
    • GSAH 230 (3): Values, Experience, and Difference in Global Contexts
    • HB 265 (3): Food Management: Safety & Nutrition
    • HB 267 (3): Management of Food and Beverage Systems
    • HDFS 145 (3): The Individual, Couples and Families
    • HDFS 211 (3): Child Growth & Development
    • HDFS 212 (3): Children, Youth and Family
    • HDFS 225 (3): Lifespan Human Development in the Family
    • HDFS 238 (3): Personal Finance
    • HM 101 (3): Introduction to Public Health
    • HNF 150 (3): Introduction to Human Nutrition
    • HRT 100 (3): Horticulture: Plants and People
    • HRT 203 (3): Principles of Horticulture
    • HST 140 (4): World History to 1500
    • HST 150 (4): World History since 1500
    • HST 160 (4): Introduction to Asian History and Culture
    • HST 201 (3): Historical Methods and Skills
    • HST 202 (4): US History to 1876
    • HST 203 (4): US History since 1876
    • HST 205 (4): The Ancient Mediterranean and the Medieval World
    • HST 206 (4): European History since 1500
    • HST 209 (4): Traditional East Asia
    • HST 211 (4): Colonial Latin America
    • HST 212 (4): National Latin America
    • IBIO 150 (3): From DNA to Populations
    • IDES 140 (3): Design for Living
    • MI 101 (3): Understanding Media and Information
    • MI 201 (3): Introduction to Information Science
    • MI 220 (3): Methods for Understanding Users
    • MS 110 (1-2): Army Leadership and Officer Development
    • PHL 130 (3): Logic & Reasoning
    • PLS 140 (3): Introduction to Comparative Politics
    • PLS 160 (3): Introduction to International Relations
    • PR 260 (3): Principles of Public Relations
    • PSY 255 (3): Industrial & Organizational Psychology
    • REL 210 (3): Religion and the Environment
    • SOC 215 (3): Race & Ethnicity
    • SSC 293 (3): Introduction to Asian Pacific American Studies
    • STA 110 (3): Drawing I
    • STA 113 (3): Color & Design
    • STA 114 (3): Three-Dimensional Form
    • STT 180 (4): Introduction to Data Science
    • STT 200 (3): Statistical Methods
    • SW 200 (3): Introduction to Social Work
    • TE 201 (3): Current Issues in Education
    • TE 250 (3): Human Diversity, Power, & Opportunity in Social Institutions
    • THR 100 (3): Introduction to Theatre
    • TSM 130 (3): Energy Efficiency and Conservation in Agricultural Systems
    • WS 202 (3): Intro Contemp Feminisms
  • Conventional Careers

    View careers for the Conventional (Organizers) category:

    • Accountant or Auditor
    • Actuary
    • Administrative Assistant
    • Archivist or Curator
    • Budget Analyst
    • Child Development Specialist
    • Claims Adjuster or Investigator
    • Computer Network Specialist
    • Construction Manager
    • Copy Writer
    • Court Reporter
    • Database or Web Administrator
    • Dental Assistant
    • Editor
    • Event Planner
    • Financial Analyst
    • Health Information Technician
    • Human Resources Manager
    • Human Services Assistant
    • Insurance Agent
    • Legal Secretary
    • Librarian
    • Loan Officer
    • Marketing
    • Medical Transcriptionist / Technician
    • Military Officer
    • Paralegal or Legal Assistant
    • Security/ Risk Management
    • Statistician
    • Systems Analyst
    • Tax Examiner or Revenue Agent
    • Telecommunications Specialist
    • Travel Agent
    • Website Editor/Developer

    References: IUPUI, Truity, ZipRecruiter, The Career Project

Step 3: What’s next?

Now that you have identified majors, classes, and careers that you would like to learn about, we encourage you to schedule an appointment with an Exploratory Advisor to discuss what you’ve learned, and identify the next steps in your exploration process.