Yes, DMACC provides many services to assist students in selecting a major. These services are detailed below and include the Career & Transfer Resource Center, advisors, counselors, and a career planning course.
Career Center is an excellent place to find information on careers, majors, and transfer schools. The CTRC is located on the Ankeny campus; other campuses provide similar resources through the Counseling and Advising Offices. The CTRC is open to all students on a walk-in basis, but appointments are encouraged. The CTRC also has information online regarding "Steps for Choosing a Major".
Students who have career and/or transfer goals in mind may wish to visit with an advisor. Advisors are available to help you determine the best major for your career or transfer goals, assist you in using CTRC resources, and help you gather more information.
Students who are undecided about their career goals should visit with a counselor. DMACC
counselors can assist you in identifying a career path that will fit with your skills, interests, and personality. Counselors may review your background and experience, talk with you about interests, offer career inventories, acquaint you with the CTRC, provide numerous resources, and assist you in setting goals.
DMACC also offers a one-credit Career Exploration course (SDV130). This is an elective course which provides more in-depth exploration of options.