Center for Career Development
Finding a Major
Consider utilizing the following two programs to find and then learn about how the choice of a majors impacts occupational outcomes. Take the TypeFocus to learn if a majors fits well with your skills, interests and values and then use the What Can I Do With This Major product to identify potential career paths.
TypeFocus can help students navigate the difficulties of choosing the right major. It assesses personality and vocational interests to help you sort through the myriad of options that are available. You'll learn about yourself and use that knowledge in all facets of your life, from work to friends to relationships. Knowledge of your type will help you become more effective in becoming a leader and building skills related to successful employment.
There is a new version of TypeFocus as of August 2020. You will need to create a new account when using TypeFocus 7. Use "TennTech" (without the quotes) as the access code when creating a new account.
Note: If you took TypeFocus before August 2020 please click here to log in to the old version of TypeFocus.
Majors and Concentrations
Whether you are searching multiple majors or searching for information about a specific career field, Majors and Concentrations will help you connect majors to careers. Learn about the typical career areas and the types of employers that hire people from each major, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate. Continue your research on majors and careers through websites provided.