If you are having difficulty deciding what to major, the Career Center has resources to help. You may consider a career assessment and/or talking to a career advisor . To further assist you in choosing a major, we have provided a list of majors available at CSU, Chico, linking to lists of possible occupations and resources for further research.
Click on the alphabet letter or scroll down to a major to link to the catalogue and career descriptions.
|Majors||Options & Certificates|
||Agricultural Business, Agriculture Science Education, Crops, Horticulture & Land Resource Management, Animal Science, Plant Protection.|
|Anthropology||Applied Cultural Anthropology, Cultural Resource Management, Forensic Identification, Museum Studies, Pre- Forensic Science.
|Applied Computer Graphics||Production, Technical.|
||Art, Art Education, Art History, Art Studio, Electronic Arts, Computer Animation, Intermedia Studio, Multimedia Studio, Interior Design, Photographic Studies.
|Biological Sciences||Biological Sciences, Botany, Cellular/Molecular Biology, Clinical Laboratory Science, Ecological, Evolutionary & Organic Biology, Microbiology, Plant Biology, Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Forestry, Pre-Medicine, Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Veterinary.
|Business Administration||Accounting Information Systems, Business Administration, Accounting, Enterprise Info Systems, Finance, Financial Management, Finance Services, Human Resource Management, Operations Management, Project Management, Management Information Systems (MIS), Managing Diversity in Organizations, Managing for Sustainability, Manufacturing, Marketing, Production & Operations Management, Sustainable Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management, Pre-Business.
|Business Information Systems||Accounting Information Systems, Enterprise Information Systems, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Supply Chain Management Systems|
|Chemistry and Biochemistry
||Biochemistry, Chemistry, Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Medicine, Pre-Optometry, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Physical Therapy.
|Child Development||Child Development|
|Communication||Broadcasting, Communication Design, Communication Studies, Electronic Printing & Publishing, Graphic Design, Instructional Design, Instructional Design & Technology, Mass Communication Design, Media Arts, Organizational Communication.|
|Communication Sciences & Disorders||Communication Sciences and Disorders.|
||Computer Information Systems, Computer Science.
|Concrete Industry Management
||Concrete Industry Management.|
|Construction Management||Construction Management.|
|Economics||Economics, Environmental Economics, International Economics.|
|Education||Bilingual, Community College Faculty & Adult Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Education, Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Learners, Multiple Subjects (K-8), Teaching Credential, Professional Education (Teaching Credential), Reading & Language Arts, Special Education, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Teaching International Languages.|
|Engineering||Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering.
|English||Creative Writing, English, English Education, Language Literature, Linguistics, Library Editing and Publishing, Teaching College Level Wiring, Teaching Credential, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.|
|Foreign Languages and Literatures
||French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish.
|Geography and Planning
||Environmental Policy/Plan, Environmental Studies, Geographic Information System Technology, Geography, Human Geography & Planning, Physical & Environmental Geography, Planning & Development, Rural & Town Planning.|
|Geological and Environmental Sciences
||Applied Ecology, Atmospheric Science, Earth Resource Science, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Geosciences, Hydrological Science, Hydrogeology, Hydrology/Hydrogeology, Physical Science Education, Science Education (Science Credential).
|Health Science||Emergency Medical Services Administration, Environmental Health, Gerontology, Health Education, Health Science, Health Services Administration.|
|History||Advanced Study in History, History, Public History.|
|Humanities||Cinema Studies, Classical Civilization, Humanities, Jewish & Israel Studies, Modern Jewish Studies-Modern, Medieval Studies, Renaissance Studies.
|Instructional Design & Technology||Enrollment Currently Suspended|
|International Studies||African Studies, Asian Studies, European Studies, International Languages, Latin American Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Self-Instructional Language Program.
|Journalism||News-Editorial, Public Relations|
|Adapted Physical Education, Athletic Training Education, Coaching, Coaching and Administration, Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science, Fitness & Wellness, Kinesiology, Movement Studies, Adapted Physical Act, Outdoor Education, Physical Education, Teacher Education, Sport & Human Performance, Pre-Physical Therapy.|
|Liberal Studies||Bilingual (Spanish), General (Pre-Credential), LSON (Online), ITC, Double with CHLD, Liberal Arts (Non-Credential).
|Mathematics||Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Statistics.
|Multicultural and Gender Studies||African American Studies, American Indian Studies, Asian American Studies, Chicano Studies, Managing Diversity in Organizations, Multicultural and Gender Studies, Sexual Diversity, Women's Studies.
|Music||Keyboard Pedagogy, Music, Music Education, Music Industry & Technology, Musical Theatre, Musical Theatre Dance, Recording Arts, Vocal Performance and Pedagogy.
|Nursing||Nursing, Public Health Nursing, Pre- Nursing.|
|Nutrition and Food Sciences||Dietetics (general), Food service Administration, Food & Nutrition Communication, Nutrition & Food Science, Nutritional Science, Nutritional Education.
|Philosophy||Ethics, Philosophy, Pre-Graduate Study, Teaching Critical Thinking.
|Physics||Physics, Professional Physics, Science Education (Science Credential).
|Political Science; Public Administration; International Relations||Alternative Dispute Resolution, Health Administration, Criminal Justice, International Relations, Law & the Environment, Law& Theory, Law & Social Interest, Legal Studies, Local Government, Paralegal, Political Science, Public Administration, Pre-Law.|
|Psychology||Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Applied Psychology, Psychological Science, Pupil Personnel Services, School Psychology.
|Recreation Administration||Community/Commercial Recreation, Commercial Recreation, Community Programming, Tourism, Employee Services & Recreation, Parks & Natural Resource Management, Environmental Education, Human Dimensions, Outdoor Leadership, Parks & Facilities Management, Recreation Administration, Resort & Lodging Management, Special Events & Tourism, Therapeutic Recreation.|
|Religious Studies||Ethics, Religious Studies, Pre-Theology.
|Social Science and Special Programs
||California Studies, Career and Life Planning, Family Relations, Social Science Education.
||Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Metals Processing, Polymer/Plastics Processing
A great way to explore a major of interest is to take a class in the discipline you are considering. Taking one (or more) classes listed on this link may help with your career exploration