Student Support

Career Areas of Interest


Learn about career paths, industries, and opportunities to gain experience in your field of choice.

Choose your career area of interest, by clicking one of the sections below.


Undecided students represent a significant proportion of students entering colleges and universities. So, what does it mean to be undecided? If any of the following applies, you may be considered undecided:

  • You are brand new to SMC and don't know where to begin
  • You don't know what to do
  • You are unsure of what major to select
  • You have multiple majors you are considering but have not committed to any decisions
  • You have a vague understanding about your future career
  • You are overwhelmed by the major/career options
  • You have a feeling you need or want to do something different with your life but don't know where to go from there 

Arts, Media, and Entertainment

  • Theatre Arts, Music, Dance, and Cosmetology 
  • Animation, Game Design, Post Production, and Studio Art 
  • Web Design, Graphic Design, Interaction Design, and Digital Marketing 
  • Broadcast Media, Entertainment Promotions and Marketing Production, Film, and Journalism  
  • Photography, Fashion Design, Interior Architectural Design, and Architectural Design  


  • Business, Marketing, Insurance, and Business Basics (noncredit)
  • Business Worker, Data Entry, and Legal Office and Administrative Assistant
  • Entrepreneurship and Global Trade and Logistics
  • Fashion Merchandising 
  • Accounting 

Culture, History, and Languages

  • Art History, History, and Philosophy
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Modern Language and Cultures
  • English and Liberal Arts - Arts and Humanities


  • Early Childhood Education and Infant/Toddler Teacher
  • Early Intervention Assistant
  • Transitional Kindergarten and Elementary Teacher
  • Child and Adolescent Development
  • Introduction to Early Care and Education (noncredit)

Health and Wellness

  • Office Technology: Medical Office Administration
  • Gerontology (noncredit), Rehabilitation Therapy Aide (noncredit)
  • Nursing and Respiratory Therapy
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Athletic Coaching and Kinesiology/Physical Education  

People and Society

  • Administration of Justice, Economics, Political Science, and Public Policy
  •  Environmental Studies, Anthropology, and Geography
  • Global Studies, Social Justice and Gender Studies, and Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Communication Studies and Liberal Arts - Social and Behavioral Science


  • Astronomy, Geospatial Technology, and Geology
  • Automotive Technology, Environmental Science, Recycling and Resource Management, and Sustainability (noncredit)
  • General Science, Chemistry, and Biological Sciences 
  • Physics, Math, and Engineering
  • Computer Science and Programming: Database Applications Developer, Web and Mobile Apps Development, Networking, Information Systems Management, Cyber Security, and Cloud Computing