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University Advising Center

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Major Exploration

How do I select a major that is right for me?  This can be a very overwhelming thing to think about.  Start by taking some self assessments or completing some of our worksheets to begin the process.  These can be reviewed with your academic counselor in the University Advising Center.

 Major exploration handout.

exploration handout
Assessment What does it measure? How to take it
Focus 2 Interests, Values, Personality, Skills, Leisure Register here with your Fresno State email address.  Access Code: bulldogs
California Career Zone Interests, Skills, Work Importance Register here 
O*Net Career Exploration Tools Abilities, Interests, Work Importance Access here

Select the ONE theme that you most align within your major search.  Complete the worksheet prior to meeting with your academic counselor.


How Do I Select a Major That’s Right For Me? This is a process.  Think through the following:

 Major exploration processAdopted from CSU Fullerton