SPU Career Center

Career Counseling

Help! I Need To Choose A Major

Career Testing

Center for Career and Calling

Help! I Need To Choose A Major

Get Rid of "Major Myths" (PDF)
Many students feel that choosing a major means choosing a career for the rest of their lives . This is one of many "major myths." In reality, choosing a major and choosing a career is NOT necessarily the same thing.  (Read more . . .)

Career Information by Major

What Do You Enjoy Studying?
Answer a short list of questions that will help you identify areas of study that you fundamentally enjoy

Career Class: GS2001 - Major & Career Exploration
Explore major and career options through interactive exercises and self-exploration in this 2 credit class taught by CCC career counselors

Career Assessments
Take assessment tests to help clarify interests, skills, and values

Find detailed information about Washington careers, schools and training programs. Choose from multiple assessment tests, create a portfolio, research specific careers, discover helpful tools & resources and much more.
Email cdcinfo@spu.edu for the Site Key

The Occupational Information Network is a comprehensive database of worker attributes and job characteristics. Find in-depth information about jobs or use a list of your skills to find matching occupations. 

Participate in internships to explore career fields, gain critical skills specific to professional disciplines and increase your marketability

SPU Major Sheets: 2013-2014

Accounting Electrical Engineering Music
Anthropology/ Archeology Engineering (General) Music Therapy
Art English Nursing
Biochemistry European Studies Philosophy
Biology Exercise Science Physical Education
Business Administration Finance Physics
Chemistry Food and Nutritional Sciences Political Science
Christian Theology Language, Cultures, and Linguistics Pre-Law
Classics Global Development Studies Pre-Professional Health Sciences
Clothing and Textiles History Psychology
Communication Individual and Family Development Sociology
Computer Engineering Information Systems Theatre
Computer Science Interior Design Visual Communication
Ecology Journalism  
Education Marketing  
Educational Ministries Mathematics  


Regularly check the CCC Events page to look for information sessions, visiting employers, workshops and other campus events that can help inform your major choice.




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