Explore Majors & 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.

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.

Designing Your Tomorrow

What is a well-designed life? How do you shape your tomorrow or find a career where you can thrive? Inspired by Stanford's Designing Your Life curriculum, this interactive, seven-week pop-up course will teach you principles for designing a fulfilling career. Students completing course will receive Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) and certification of completion (no academic units are awarded).

Email Jsedlemeyer@csustan.edu if you are interested in discovering more about this exciting program.

Additional Resources

Helpful Links

O*Net Occupational Information Network

Explore the world of work.

Occupational Outlook HandbookThe government's premier source of career guidance featuring hundreds of occupations.

Virtual Career Network CareerOneStopLearn about careers, find career information, and locate career resources and advice.

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