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    • Choosing A Career and Major
    • Topics
      • Career Decision Making Model
      • Steps for finding a Career that fits/Career Development
      • Self-Assessment Tools
      • Exploring Occupations
      • Choice of Major
    • Career Decision Making Model
      • 1. Define the Problem
      • 2. Know Yourself
      • 3. Generate Options & Gather Information about
      • options
      • 4. Decide on Option
      • 5. Implement Decision & Review Outcome
      5. 4. 3. 2. 1. Resources
    • Steps for Finding a Career that Fits/Career Development
      • Self
      • Assessment
      • Tools
      2. Exploring Occupations 3. Career/ Major Decision 4. Choice of Major 5. Career/ Major Implementation
    • Step 1: Self Assessment Tools
      • Self-Directed Search (SDS)/Interest Profiler
      • Skills Profiler
      • Values Assessment/Card Sort
      • Career Thoughts Inventory (CTI)
      Interests Skills Values
    • Step 2: Exploring Occupations
      • Web-Based Research
        • Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH):
        • http://www.bls.gov/oco/home.htm
        • O’Net Online : http://www.onetonline.org/
        • Florida's Academic Counseling and Tracking for Students : www.facts.org
      • Printed Material
      • Informational Interviews
      • Career-Related Experience
    • Step 3: Career/Major Decision
      • Decide on a career
        • Self-assess
        • Explore occupations
        • Select top 5 occupational options
        • Rank your choices
        • Make a choice
      • Match the career to the major
    • Step 4: Choice of Major
      • Approach the selection of your major in the same way you approached your choice of a career field. Research the majors offered. Talk with academic advisors, faculty and other students in majors that interest you.
      • Some things to consider:
      • What courses would you take?
      • What knowledge, skills and experience would you gain from a given major?
      • Are the subjects you'll be studying of interest to you?
      • Do you have the aptitude to do well?
      • What types of careers have graduates with these majors gone into after graduation?
      • Websites
      • What can I do with this Major?
      • http://www.career.usf.edu/students/majors/default.html
      • Major and Career Profile
      • http:// www.collegeboard.com/csearch/majors_careers/profiles /
      • Florida's Academic Counseling and Tracking for Students
      • http:// www.facts.org
    • Step 5: Career/Major Implementation
      • Career Related Experience:
        • Part-time employment
        • Internships
        • Cooperative Education (Co-op)
        • Volunteer
    • References
      • (2011). Retrieved from http://www.career.usf.edu/students/choose.htm