vocational personality is one of the most important factors to
consider when choosing a college major
It is important for
your college major to be in a subject area that interests you
so you will complete the program of study and earn a college
degree. Ideally the major you choose will enable you to pursue
the type of career that also appeals to other people who have
similar interests. People tend to have the most job
satisfaction when they work in an environment that attracts
other people like themselves. The next site will help you
identify your environmental preferences in the workplace.
Career Assessment and Research
Optional: If you want to take a more
comprehensive assessment on a commercial site that requires you
to provide personal information, go to
mymajors.com and complete the questionnaire (if
you have not taken the SAT or ACT, put in 500 for both the
verbal and math scores).
Career Center is a valuable campus resource
for researching career options.
Now that you have identified your
vocational personality and your 4-letter Learning Styles Type
(from the Learning Styles page) you are ready to research and
select your college major.
Go to the following link for
information about specific majors that will prepare you for a
career that matches your needs and interests.
Researching College Majors
Now that you have a major and
educational goal, there are many ways in which you can achieve
Degree: If you want to earn an associate degree at
Grossmont College, the courses required for your major are in
the college catalog. Go to the Grossmont College
Catalog to find out what
classes are required for your major as well as general education
Degree: If you want to transfer outside of San Diego
County to a BA granting institution, the next site will help you
find a California college/university that offers the major you
Assistant for California Colleges
If you plan on transferring to a
University of California or California State University campus, this site will help you
identify the campus(es) that offer your major.
Majors offered at UC and CSU Campuses
If you know where you want to
transfer and you have chosen a major, then go to the Grossmont
Transfer Center and
click on Preparation for the Major. This site identifies
courses at Grossmont College that will prepare you for college
majors offered at the public universities in California.
If you want to attend an
out-of-state college or university then you will need to use the
resources in the Transfer Center.
After you have gathered information
about your college major and the transfer institution you want
to attend, you are ready to go to