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Subject Selection & Career Planning
February 2016
1
Why is subject selection important?
2
Impacts on study at college/university
Determines your career path
The CSEC syllabus...
Five questions to ask yourself
3
What subjects do you like? Where could they take
you?
What subjects are you good
at?
How ...
4
Role
of
parents
Role of parents
5
Encourage discussions on career options
Help children research and collection information on careers
Adv...
Subjects CXC Offers at CSEC
6
Additional Mathematics
Biology
Principles of Business
Chemistry
Principles of Accounts
Engli...
Subjects CXC offers at CAPE
7
Accounting
Applied Mathematics
History
Art and Design
Physics
Law
Sociology
Spanish
Biology
...
New Generation Subjects
8
NG CAPE Subjects
9
Logistics and Supply
Chain Operations
September 2015
Animation and Game
Design
September 2016
Green Eng...
Subject Careers
Computer Science/Information
Technology
Database designer
• Computer technician
• Software engineer
• Comp...
Mathematics Teacher
• Medical doctor
• Physicist
• Pharmacist
• Actuarial scientist
• Engineer
• Astrologist
• Astronomist...
PHYSICAL
SCIENCES
Teacher
• Medical doctor
• Zoologist
• Pharmacist
• Actuarial scientist
• Engineer
• Astrologist
• Astro...
ELECTRICAL
TECHNOLOGY
Electrician
• Auto-electrician
• Electrical fitter
• Electrical or electronic
engineer
• Electrical ...
14
Law English
Maths
Language
Business
History
Social Studies
15
Computer Science English
Maths
Computer Science
Information Technology
Language
Physics
Art and Design/Visual Arts
16
www.cxc.org
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Subject Selection & Career Planning

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For many third form students throughout the Caribbean, subject selection is a critical decision that starts the career planning process. This presentation some of the issues and factors students should consider when choosing a career and subjects.

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Subject Selection & Career Planning

  1. 1. Subject Selection & Career Planning February 2016
  2. 2. 1
  3. 3. Why is subject selection important? 2 Impacts on study at college/university Determines your career path The CSEC syllabus starts in form 4
  4. 4. Five questions to ask yourself 3 What subjects do you like? Where could they take you? What subjects are you good at? How do you like to learn? What do others think you are good at?
  5. 5. 4 Role of parents
  6. 6. Role of parents 5 Encourage discussions on career options Help children research and collection information on careers Advise children on subject choices relative to career path Help children research what are university requirements
  7. 7. Subjects CXC Offers at CSEC 6 Additional Mathematics Biology Principles of Business Chemistry Principles of Accounts English A Social Studies Economics Information Technology Spanish Integrated Science Physics Mathematics Agriculture Science (DA) Agriculture Science (SA) Office Administration Building Construction Electrical & Electronic Technology English (B) Food and Nutrition French Home Economics Management Music Religious Education Technical Drawing Theatre Arts Visual Arts Geography Mechanical Engineering Technology Physical Education and Sport Electronic Document Preparation and Management Caribbean History Clothing and Textiles
  8. 8. Subjects CXC offers at CAPE 7 Accounting Applied Mathematics History Art and Design Physics Law Sociology Spanish Biology Management of Business Literatures in English Integrated Math Electrical and Electronic Technology Environmental Science French Geography Geometrical and Mechanical Engineering Drawing Food and Nutrition Information Technology Chemistry Computer Science Pure Mathematics Economics
  9. 9. New Generation Subjects 8
  10. 10. NG CAPE Subjects 9 Logistics and Supply Chain Operations September 2015 Animation and Game Design September 2016 Green Engineering
  11. 11. Subject Careers Computer Science/Information Technology Database designer • Computer technician • Software engineer • Computer engineer • Computer programmer • Network administrator • Web site designer • Systems analyst • Game developer • Communications engineer • IT help desk supporter • Multi-media designer • Data modeller 10
  12. 12. Mathematics Teacher • Medical doctor • Physicist • Pharmacist • Actuarial scientist • Engineer • Astrologist • Astronomist • Technician • IT industry • Architect • Civil engineer • Electronics industry • Town planner • Pilot 11
  13. 13. PHYSICAL SCIENCES Teacher • Medical doctor • Zoologist • Pharmacist • Actuarial scientist • Engineer • Astrologist • Astronomist • Technician • IT industry • Architect • Land surveyor • Civil engineer • Physiotherapist • Biologist • Town planner • Physicist • Dentist 12
  14. 14. ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY Electrician • Auto-electrician • Electrical fitter • Electrical or electronic engineer • Electrical draughtsperson • Electrical or electronic technician • Electrical or electronic technologist • Electrical mechanic 13
  15. 15. 14 Law English Maths Language Business History Social Studies
  16. 16. 15 Computer Science English Maths Computer Science Information Technology Language Physics Art and Design/Visual Arts
  17. 17. 16 www.cxc.org

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