Selecting a Career Path
Selecting a career path can seem like a daunting task. However, there is help! Log on to CaliforniaColleges.edu and explore the possibilities. CaliforniaColleges.edu is career exploration tool designed to help you discover careers that could potentially be of interest to you. Useful tools that you will discover include a career interest inventory, high school 4 year planning, college exploration and planning, and so much more. It will also help you to plan a pathway to enter the career of your choice.
Other Career Exploration Resources:
California Career Zone: www.californiacolleges.edu
ASVAB Career Exploration Program: www.asvabprogram.com
Career & Technical Education
Career & Technical Education (CTE) is a program of study that involves a sequence of classes that integrates core academic knowledge (i.e. math, science, language arts, history…) with technical and occupational knowledge. This allows students an opportunity to explore a career of interest, get hands on experience, and an opportunity to acquire real world job skills.
CTE at Norco College: www.NorcoCollege.edu/CTE
Other Career & Technical Education Resources:
CA Department of Education: www.cde.ca.gov/ci/ct/
California community colleges offering a wide range of programs leading to associate's degrees, transfer, or degrees and certificates in career technical fields. They provide an economical way for students to pursue their career goals.
Explore California Community Colleges: www.cccapply.org
Explore Local Community Colleges
Norco College: www.norcocollege.eduNorco College Summer Advantage Program: www.norcocollege.edu/summeradvantage
Riverside Community College: www.rcc.edu
Santiago Canyon College: www.sccollege.edu
Four Year Universities
Students interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree from a four year university must complete the UC/CSU A-G Requirements to be minimally eligible for admission to the UC or CSU System.
California State University
The California State University System has 23 campuses that server nearly 427,000 students.
California State University System: www.CSUMentor.edu
CSU How to Get to College: http://blogs.calstate.edu/college
University of California
The University of California has 10 campuses located throughout the state serving 220,00 students.
Explore the UC System:University of California System:
Independent California Colleges & Universities
There are 75 Independent California Colleges and Universities (also known as Private Schools) throughout the state. These universities provide a variety of degree programs to meet the diverse needs of California students.
Explore the Independent Colleges & Universities:Association of Independent California Colleges & Universities: www.aiccu.edu
Other private school application resources: www.commonapp.org