Choosing a Major
Explore: Choosing a Major is Not Always the Same as Choosing a Career
You may believe that choosing a major will define your career path, many studies support that this is often not the case. For instance, a study conducted by the College Placement Council found that many college graduates are successfully employed in fields that are not directly related to their academic major. While technical careers like Engineering and Nursing require a specific undergraduate major, most careers are easily accessible to individuals with diverse undergraduate backgrounds. Begin exploring different career possibilities available from the 90 majors options offered by CSULB.
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Careers Related to CSULB Degrees
For each major that interests you, find a general description on careers, career options, typical employers, and salary and employment outlook information.
- Communicative Disorders
- Criminal Justice
- Family and Consumer Sciences
- Health Care Administration
- Health Science
- Recreation and Leisure Studies
- Social Work
- Communication Studies
- Comparative Literature and Classics
- Ethnic Studies
- Foreign Languages
- Gender and Ethnic Studies
- Human Development
- International Studies
- Political Science
- Religious Studies
- Technical and Professional Writing
What Can I Do With This Major?
Welcome to What Can I Do With This Major? Whether you are exploring multiple majors or searching for information about your chosen field, this site will help you connect majors to careers. Learn about the typical career areas and the types of employers that hire people with each major, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate. Continue your research on majors and careers through the websites provided.
Academic Resources & Requirements
Being knowledgeable about the major pre-requisities and requirements is critical to making a good decision regarding selecting a major. Be sure to refer to your academic advisor as well as the resources below to conduct your research.