Major Exploration

Choosing the best major for you will give you the opportunity to learn about things you are truly interested in and will give you a head start in your chosen profession. Sure you have a lot of interests, however, you need to start somewhere and that's where the major selection comes in. You will discover new interests, learn about your strengths and choose where you want to begin your professional career as a student. Exploring academic and career paths can help generate ideas regarding this important choice.  In addition to the resources to the left, be sure to bookmark these helpful tools:

  • O*NET
    O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more!
  • CSUEB Academic Programs
    Become familiar with the programs Cal State East Bay has to offer!  Browsing courses and major descriptions might point you in the right direction.
  • East Bay Career Contacts
    An excellent source of information, many of these folks are Cal State grads and are very interested in talking with you about their own career paths!