Explore Majors & Careers

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

Focus®2 is a self-guided, interactive program that helps you select a major and plan your academic and professional career. Discover major and occupational options compatible with your interests, values, skills, personality, and aspirations.Read more

What can I do with this major?

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.

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Unsure of your major?

How To Use These Resources

9-minute youtube video reviewing Focus 2, WCIDWTM, Course Catalog, and Informational Interviews.

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Design Your Tomorrow and Design Your Stan State 

Take a course meant to help you explore and design your way forward. Whether you are graduating soon or starting out as a first year, these courses are designed for you. 

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Informational Interviews 

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. 

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Occupational Outlook Handbook 

The government's premier source of career guidance featuring hundreds of occupations. 

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    Helpful Links

    General Information Sites 

    O*Net Occupational Information Network

    Explore the world of work.

    > Exploring Careers in Counseling 

    Profiles on career and much more.

    A Career in Mental Health

    Making a Difference: Careers Against Smoking

    Leading a Healthy Lifestyle: Careers Fighting Obesity

    Clean Water: Careers Providing and Finding Clean Water

    Making a Difference: Careers Surrounding Vaccinations

    What Can You Do with a Public Service Degree? 

    How to Become a Public Service Professional

    CyberSecurity Degrees


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