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All, I have a question for you as parents regarding your son or daughter's stated majors of choice as you've planned for college. I know some of you have kids in college currently. What happens if all the plans you've made including the college selection process based upon their major changes once in college? Obviously, some kids simply don't know what they want to major in. So, I'm not speaking about this demographic of undeclared majors. Let's say you worked, toiled, spent considerable time and money to get your DC into a school which has an excellent program for their area of study. Then, after a few semesters they discover that its not really what they want to do at all? In fact, they pick something completely different! For example, they go in as a math major and then decide to switch into theater arts instead? This may even entail switching colleges for that other new major. Would you potentially be upset? Ok, let's open the question up a bit further to include less extreme changes. Maybe the change simply means significantly more time than expected in UG. What if the change would not be something 'you' necessarily would have recommended? Let's say its an area with far more graduates than there are jobs, etc...? And they don't want to go into teaching that subject (literature, music, history, philosophy, etc...). They simply just like studying that area more. If your kids did take an unexpected turn from their original plans, were there any challenges for you as a family, especially if finances were a consideration? Or did you just embrace those changes and move on. BTW, this is a hypothetical question. Though its one I'm looking at from a parent's perspective for the first time as opposed to that young college student who loved to change majors. :D ;)