Career Exploration by Major

Below are examples of careers one may pursue with each type of degree. The representation below is sourced from the federal government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Click on each career field to learn more. The website links are provided as a guide and do not represent a complete picture of a chosen career field or geographic area. To garner a thorough understanding of an industry of choice, researching multiple sources and speaking with professionals in the field is recommended.

For Thompson School of Applied Science (TSAS) Associate Degrees, here.

Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts Degrees

Animal Science

Biochemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology


Biomedical Science

Community and Environmental Planning

Environmental and Resource Economics

Environmental Conservation and Sustainability

Environmental Sciences

Equine Studies



Marine, Estuarine and Freshwater Biology

Neuroscience and Behavior


Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems

Tourism Planning and Development

Wildlife and Conservation Biology


Thompson School of Applied Science

Click on the degree programs below to see a sampling of careers you can pursue with each type of degree. Additionally, below each degree program is listed one or more common career fields. (Please note that the median salary provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is the median for all employed in the field and not entry level salary.) Click on each career field to learn more.

Applied Animal Science

Civil Technology

Culinary Arts and Nutrition

Forest Technology

Horticultural Technology

Integrated Agriculture Management

Veterinary Technology