How to Select a Career-Focused Degree


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A person's occupational field is his or her:

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1. A person's course of study is his or her:

2. The length of time and level of study of a person in college leads to his or her:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and its associated worksheet are a convenient way to test your understanding of how to pick a major and degree that will help you get started and succeed in your chosen career field. You will be quizzed on terms related to education and jobs covered in the lesson, as well as how to choose a degree for a specific or undecided career.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • The definitions of career and major
  • What the length of time and level of study in college leads to
  • Good questions to ask if you know what your career will be
  • Degree that offers the most possibilities

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about what to ask yourself if you know what your career will be
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as career and degree
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding which degree offers the most possibilities

Additional Learning

Use the lesson called How to Select a Career-Focused Degree to help you learn more about these learning objectives:

  • Understand the difference between a major and a career
  • Learn about different degree levels
  • Explore how to pick a major and degree for the career you want
  • Discuss how to choose a major when you are undecided on career