Career counselor at table with student and her assessments

Discover Your Path

Explore Majors and Careers

Choosing your major or career direction takes time and consideration. Whether you know where you're going or you're not sure where to start, the SBCC Career Center can help!

students working at round table in the Career Center

Find Your Way

Resources With You, The Student, in Mind

Many at SBCC find their path by doing some personal assessment and career/major exploration online, with a counselor or with materials in the Career Center. Find answers to which occupational interest areas are the best fit for you, and what majors are practical in terms of finding a job that will support your desired lifestyle. 

Worksheets using the Holland Hexagram are available to help you Identify your interests that correspond to SBCC majors.

LINK to SBCC's Career Education majors, occupations, wages, and outlooks to see if one is right for you. 

Personal Development courses allow you to develop and organize a program of courses, co-curricular activities and use of support services to achieve desired career training, educational goals, life management skills and leadership skills. Personal Development courses begin with PD in the list of classes.

Feel free to make an appointment with a career counselor on a drop-in or appointment basis to discuss major and career options. Career counseling is available for currently enrolled and prospective SBCC students.  

Are you 25 years or older, returning to college or here for the first time? Contact us to find out about our support services to help students like you feel comfortable on a college campus. 

Dig Further into Majors and Careers

Begin exploring your career path by using EUREKA. You can research majors and careers path with this powerful on-line interactive tool that SBCC pays for! Create your account using the SBCC site ID code: VUOHNDU.   
Students: See how to set up your account on this powerful interactive tool now.

What Can I Do with This Major?
Use this website we subscribe to from the University of Tennessee to connect majors to career areas. It includes information on specific types of employers and strategies be successful for each area.
Watch a brief introduction.
Gain information on majors and prerequisites for Cal State and UC campuses.

Career Zone
This career exploration program has a focus on California. Particularly check out the "Explore Industry Sectors" section with helpful filters and videos, and the assessments under "Discover Possibilities" (e.g. skills, interests, and work importance profilers).

These videos are organized into 16 career clusters, or related types of work. You can select a category to view a list of videos related to that cluster.  Videos include career details such as tasks, work settings, education needed, and more.

Watch a Career Pathway, How to Get Hired, or Roadtrip Nation videos in the video library

Gather Information Through Videos


Roadtrip Nation van

Roadtrip Nation connects career seekers with inspiring individuals who have built careers they care about, sharing conversations and advice through award-winning documentaries.  Access Roadtrip Nation and their online video archive HERE.  Watch videos to explore fields and leaders from nearly all walks of life, and utilize their unique “Roadmap to Careers” to gain guidance along the way based on your interests.


Check out the Career Pathway videos with panels of individuals in various fields sharing highlights of what they do in their respective occupations and how they got to where they are! 

Career Center YouTube channel