These suggestions are from the Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry (OURI). Here are a on how to get started in research and creative activities, and are flexible and do not need to be completed in order.
What are you interested in?
What is your major?
Which subject areas most interest you?
Which topics in your classes interest you?
Do you have a specific project in mind (e.g., cancer research) or do you want to acquire a set of skills that can be transferred to other sub-disciplines in the future?