"Hey! What's your major?" - Every university student on every campus ever
When you start university, this will be the universal question: what's your major? You'll be asked by other students, parents, professors, and academic advisers (who are supposed to know!).
Ideally, you will know what major you want to pursue before you even apply to university. After all, you're picking your universities based on the programs they offer, right? (If not, read How NOT to Pick a University immediately!)
At the very least, you should figure out what your interests are before you apply. Here are a couple of reasons why:
Not sure what majors are available? Check this out.
We were sent this great infographic by a friend on WhatsApp and just had to share it with you. Keep in mind it was made for education in India so it's not perfect (for example, most university degrees in the US take 4 years to complete), but you get the idea.
This infographic gives you a great idea of the diversity of major available within a specific field. Of course you need to check with the specific universities you're interested in. Take a look and figure out how you'd answer the question:
Hey, what's your major?