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Meta-Major Resources

Browse a variety of career-related resources and information for your meta-major to assist you in your career exploration development.

Guided Pathways

In collaboration with Guided Pathways, we have compiled a variety of career-related resources and information for your meta-major to assist you in your career exploration development. Content is updated on an ongoing basis. 

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Explore Majors and Career Exploration

The Major and Career Exploration Courses at ECC are suggestions to help students explore their personal, major, and/or career interests.

To review the major and career exploration courses within your individual meta-major, view the corresponding drop-down menus below to find the list of major and career exploration courses for that specific meta-major.

Resources

Major and Career Exploration Courses for Behavioral and Social Science Meta-Major


 

Psych Career Careers in Psychology
Discover careers paths within psychology that include psychologist, counseling, therapy and social work.
Teacher Career Careers in Education
Explore career options within teaching, education, and administration throughout the United States.
Ed Join www.Edjoin.org
Number one job site for finding a job within education

Major and Career Explorations Courses for the Business Meta-Major


 Gateway Courses

Gateway courses are can serve as introductory coursework to help you learn and explore the major.

Business Gateway Courses: CIS-13, BUS-1A, LAW-5, BUS-25


Field Relevant Resources

https://thebestschools.org/careers/best-business-jobs/

Major and Career Explorations Courses for Creative Arts Meta-Major


Gateway courses are courses that can serve as introductory coursework to help you learn and explore the major. 

Music & Dance Program Gateway Courses 

Field Relevant Resources

Art Career The Art Career Project
Explore hundreds of art careers, find art schools, jobs and inspiration. It provides detailed guides to provide essential road mps for the tools, skills and knowledge needed to build a career with longevity and meaning.   

 

Major and Career Explorations Courses for Health and Community Wellness Meta-major


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Field Relevant Resources

Public Safety Regulatory Agencies:

POST (Peace Officer Standard and Training)

https://post.ca.gov

State Fire Marshal

https://osfm.fire.ca.gov/divisions/state-fire-training/

LA County EMS

https://dhs.lacounty.gov/more-dhs/departments/ems/

California Law Enforcement Jobs:

https://post.ca.gov/Law-Enforcement-Jobs

National Police Jobs:

https://www.police1.com/police-jobs/search/

National Fire Jobs:

https://www.firerescue1.com/firefighter-careers/

Federal Jobs (great for almost every program in ITEC and HSA):

https://www.usajobs.gov

Government Jobs:

https://www.governmentjobs.com

Health Careers Explore Health Careers
Explores careers in medicine, healthcare, occupational therapy, physical therapy, allied health and more. 
Healthcare Pathway Health Care Pathways
Explores pathways and careers within health care that range from direct patient care, healthcare facility 

 

Major and Career Explorations Courses for Languages, Composition, and Journalism Meta-Major


 

Helping English Majors Pivot from College to Career: Presentation 
What can you do with an English major: Norton's English Majors Career Poster

Major and Career Exploration Courses for STEM Meta-major

 


Cybersecurity

CyberDegreesedu - https://cyberdegreesedu.org/

Math Jobs 

Career Information  - American Mathematical Society

From the American Society for Microbiology 

Careers in Microbiology and the Microbial Sciences

From APS Physics

Job Prospects For Physicists

Engineering

Career Cornerstone

National Society of Professional Engineers

 


 

Field Relevant Resources

Health Careers Explore Health Careers
Explores careers in medicine, healthcare, occupational therapy, physical therapy, allied health and more. 
Healthcare Pathway Health Care Pathways
Explores pathways and careers within health care that range from direct patient care, health care facility 
cyberdegrees

Cyber Degrees EDU

Learn about cybersecurity and computer science programs and careers.

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ACS Chemistry for Life

Learn about chemistry professions in industry, academia, government, nonprofit, and entrepreneurship.
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REU Sites

Suggested especially for biology majors to gain research experience for graduate school