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
is a valuable campus resource
for researching career options.
Learn more about college majors that match your vocational
Now that you have identified your
vocational personality, you can take an assessment that will
provide you with college major choices.
Go to the following link
and click on "I'm New" to answer the questions related to your
academic background and personal interests.
need to know about a major
Once you have been given
your list of potential majors and done research on the website,
you can go to the following link to get a comprehensive list of
careers available to your major.
College Majors and Career Choices
3. Now that you
have a major, there are many ways in which you can achieve your
Degree: If you want to earn an associate degree at
Grossmont College before you transfer, 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 attend a college/university
outside of San Diego County and are uncertain about where you
want to transfer, the next site will help you
find a California college/university that meets your individual
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
4. Once you have
selected your major and transfer institution, it is important to
work with a counselor.
If you want help developing
a semester-by-semester educational plan, make an appointment
with a counselor by calling 619-644-7208 and pressing number 7.
You can also develop your own plan by printing a copy of this
This website has links to
the IGETC and CSU GE patterns and a "Preparation for the Major"
If you want to attend an
out-of-state college or university then you will need to use the
resources in the Transfer Center.