Should Students Declare a Purpose, not a Major?

Image of Tony Wager at the IdeaFestival: Geoff Oliver Bugbee

Image of Tony Wager at the IdeaFestival: Geoff Oliver Bugbee

It's not what you know, but what you do with what you know - Tony Wagner

What if students didn't declare a major, but a purpose? That sounds like an idea many IdeaFestival fans might rally behind!

Big Ideas: What If College Students Didn't Declare a Major But a Purpose?

A new Imperative study of university students at three major colleges found that 31% of college students today are interested in replacing declaring a 'major' with declaring a 'purpose' and selecting courses based on obtaining knowledge that would help them build their careers around it.

Stay curious™

Wayne