To help you meet your educational and career goals, please select one of the following
Pathways that best meets your current interests:
Advanced Technology: Do you like to do hands-on projects, make things, solve problems, be creative? Do you like seeing a finished product for your efforts? If you enjoy hands on projects and working with equipment or technology, the Advanced Technology pathway could be for you. This pathway can lead to careers in computer software and hardware or welding.
Arts & Humanities: Do you enjoy literature, art, music, philosophy, ideas? Are you interested in visual and performing arts? Is communication important to you? The Arts and Humanities pathway prepares you to be a well-rounded student while you study to transfer to a university. Explore options in the arts and humanities while feeding your creative side.
Business & Culinary: Do you have strong leadership skills and an entrepreneurial spirit? Do you want to open your own business? This area can prepare you to work in the Culinary Arts, hospitality, or Business Administration. This pathway also lends well to those who are good with numbers. Careers in accounting, culinary arts, hospitality, and business are always in demand.
Health & Public Safety: Do you like to care for others, solve problems, work in a team, help people improve their lives? If you feel a call to help others, the Health & Public Safety pathway is for you. Southwestern has robust health and medical programs that serve the needs of our community – Nursing, Dental, and Paramedic to name a few. You can also serve your community through our Fire Science or Criminal Justice programs. Strong leaders are encouraged to apply.
Social Sciences & Education: Do like to observe the behavior and relationships of people and society? Are you interested in the way we learn, evolve, or play? The Social Sciences & Education pathway leads to an exploration of the human experience. If you are interested in archaeology, sociology, anthropology, psychology, history, being a teacher, or working with children, choose this pathway to prepare for a fulfilling career.
Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM): Do you like to study living and non-living things, protect the environment, conduct experiments, and solve problems? Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) careers are among the highest paid and fastest growing. STEM programs at Southwestern can lead to careers in engineering, laboratory science, forestry and natural resources, medicine, and more. Our programs will give you the skills to excel and prepare you for a career that has an impact on our world.