Create your own major? Be smart about it.

Taking steps to create a specialized major

WSJ published a story a few years ago about how students created and applied their interdisciplinary studies in the world outside of the classroom.  Read the article. 

As you focus on your interdisciplinary plan think about how your  education up until this juncture informs your reason for research and how you will apply your past knowledge, research, and skill into your applied Project.

As you ruminate, consider yourself as Reader. What have you read? What are you reading now? A little Matthew, Aesop, Homer, Hesiod, Chaucer, Shakespeare, Shelley, Longfellow, Frost, Hemingway, Faulkner, Bishop, and Angelou can go a long way! And Stephen King, J.K. Rawlings, and Elizabeth Strout ain’t so bad either! Find time to read what you like, and challenge yourself with texts you never thought you would. Read to think, because we cannot do it [think] in our own bubbles!

Sharing ideas makes the world go around...