The following majors are offering program-specific activities during Try a Major Day.
Aviation: Professional Pilot Technology
Do you love to fly? Interested in becoming a professional pilot? Join us and find out how students master the sciences and technologies involved in aviation, where they receive comprehensive flight training.
Have you ever wanted to be your own boss? Start your own company? Wondered how to take an idea and turn it into a business opportunity? Get insights into how you can be an entrepreneur, business manager, and small business owner. Try your hand at creatively developing a new product or service idea.
Computer and Information Systems
Want to learn how packets (messages) traverse the Internet? Ever wonder what devices make that happen, and happen securely? Are you thinking of being the person who creates the next Facebook like application? Come visit the Computer and Information Systems Department in Williston and learn this and more!
Do you have a passion for caring for others and making a positive impact in their lives by improving their oral health? Dental Hygiene may be the career choice for you! Come and visit our clinic to get a sample of the curriculum and see what dental hygiene is all about!
Electrical and Electromechanical Technology
Interested in robots, electronics and programming? Join us and see how engineering students spend their time. Test out laboratory equipment; you’ll get to see theory put into real practice. Current students will help guide you in some robot, electronic and programming exercises. You’ll get a good feel for our give and take interactive classroom atmosphere where learning comes to life.
Nursing is a discipline and a profession, a science and an art grounded in caring. Join us at the Williston campus and experience hands on activities in our nursing simulation lab, clinical lab and classrooms; learn how our students experience life-like medical situations without endangering patients. We’ll also answer questions about our program and what it is like to be a nursing student at Vermont Tech.
Check out our lab and a simulation – where students train to perform life-saving rescue operations. The class sizes are small to encourage student participation and learning.
The term respiratory care refers to more than a specific healthcare profession or the care of patients with lung disease. It refers to the restoration of normal integrated function by all organ systems that play a part in tissue oxygenation, acid-base regulation, and fluid balance. This workshop gives participants an introduction to respiratory care and the requirements for becoming a Respiratory Therapist. Join our workshop to learn how to place an endotracheal tube in a manikin’s trachea, measure lung function, puncture the artery of a manikin to obtain blood, and more.