Explore Your Interests, Majors, Occupations & Careers
Undeclared? Considering changing your major? You're not alone! Studies show that over 70% of college graduates changed their major at least once during their academic career. Self-assessment of your interests, values, and personality helps you to choose your desired major/minor, develop your knowledge, skills, and abilities within your major and consider possible internship and career interest areas to explore further.
Whether you're exploring majors or exploring careers related to a major, know that your degree will not limit you. Take time to discover how your interests and values can help you decide on a major or career path and explore different options. Utilize the following resources to begin exploring majors at Stanislaus State. Connect with us to meet with a career counselor and discuss your findings.
Focus 2 Major Exploration and Career Planning
A self-guided, interactive program that helps you select a major and plan your academic and professional career.
What Can I Do With This Major
Discover the industries and type of employers for 80+ majors. Learn strategies to effectively prepare for careers in the major of your choice.
How To Use These Resources
Watch this YouTube video that reviews: Focus 2, What Can I Do With This Major, Course Catalog, and Informational Interviews.
Design Your Tomorrow and Design Your Stan State Courses
Whether you are graduating soon or starting out as a first year student, these courses are designed for you. These courses are meant to help you explore and design your way forward.
Ask people what they do! It is more accepted and common than you might think. Informational interviews are a great tool to use to build your network and learn about a variety of careers.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
The Department of Labor's premier source of career guidance. It features hundreds of occupations.
Updated: April 12, 2022