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SU Majors/Minors and the Holland Code's associated with those majors/minors.

● Once you have found your major, click here to see what you can do with your major.

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Which major matches most closely with you three digit Holland Code?

The codes for each personality type are as shown below:
R=Realistic, I=Investigative, A=Artistic, S=Social, E=Enterprising, C=Conventional

SU Majors

Holland Three Digit Code

Accounting CRS
Anthropology IRE
Art
  ● Art Education
  ● Art History
  ● Graphic Design
ASI
  ● ASE
  ● AES
  ● AES
Athletic Training SRE
Biology
  ●  Biology Education
  ●  Botany
  ●  Microbiology
  ●  Zoology
IRE
  ●  SAE
  ●  IRS
  ●  IRS
  ●  IRE
Business
  ●  Business Education
ESC
  ●  ESR
Chemistry
  ●  Biochemistry
  ●  Chemistry Education
IRE
  ●  IRE
  ●  SAI
Clinical Lab Science/Medical Technology ISA
Communication Arts
  ●  Human Communication
  ●  Journalism/Public Relations
  ●  Media Production
  ●  Media Studies
EAS
  ●  EAS
  ●  EAS
  ●  AIR
  ●  AES
Computer Science IEC
Conflict Analysis & Dispute Resolution SEI
Early Childhood Education SEC
Earth Science ASE/SAE
Economics IAS
Elementary Education SEC
English
  ●  English Education
  ●  Creative Writing
  ●  Film
  ●  Linguistics
  ●  Literature
  ●  Writing and Rhetoric
  ●  ESL
  ●  English/Secondary Education
  ●  ESOL K-12 Certification Major
AES
  ●  ASE
  ●  AES
  ●  AER
  ●  AEI
  ●  AIS
  ●  AES
  ●  IAS
  ●  SAE
  ●  ASE
Environmental Health Science IRE
Environmental Issues SEI
Exercise Science IRE
Finance
  ●   Financial Planning
ESR
  ●   ESR
Fine Arts ASI
French AIS
Geography and Geosciences IRE
Health Education SAE
History
  ●  History Education
SEI
  SAE  
Information Systems IRE
Interdisciplinary Studies IAR (These codes will vary according to tracks selected)
International Studies ESI
Management IES
Marketing ESC
Mathematics
  ●  Math Education
  ●  Statistics 
IER
  ●  SAE
  ●  IRE
Music
  ●  Music Composition
  ●  Music Education
ASI
  ASI
  AES
Nursing SIA
  ●  Post RN   ISA
Philosophy SAI
Physical Education
  ●  Outdoor Education
  ●  Physical Education Teaching
SER
  ●  SRE
  ●  SER
Physics IRE
Political Science
  ●  Applied Politics
  ●  Environmental Policy
SEI
  ●  SEI
  ●  SIE
Psychology SIE
Respiratory Therapy IRS
Social Work SEC
Sociology IES
Spanish
  ●  Spanish Education
ASE
  ●  ASE
Theatre   ●  ASE

SU Minors

Holland Three Digit Code

Accounting CRS
American Studies EIS
Anthropology IRE
Art ASE
Athletic Coaching RIS
Athletic Training SRE
Biology IRE
Business Administration ESC
Business/Professional Writing EAC
Chemistry IRE
Clinical Biochemistry IRC
Clinical Hematology IRE
Clinical Microbiology IRE
Communication Arts EAS
Comparative Literature ASE
Computer Science IEC
Conflict Analysis & Dispute Resolution SEI
Creative Arts AES
Dance AER
Earth Science ASE/SAE
Economics IAS
English AES
English for Speakers of Other Languages ASE
Environmental Health Science IRE
Environmental Studies SEI
Environmental/Land Use Planning IRE
Exercise Science IRE
Finance ESR
French ASE
Gender Studies ISE
Geographic Information Science IRE
Geography IRE
Health Education SAE
History SEI
Information Systems IRE
International Studies ESI
Marketing/Management ESC
Mathematics IER
Outdoor Education Leadership SRE
Music ASI
Philosophy SAI
Physics IRE
Political Science SEI
Psychology ISE
Religious Studies SAI
Social Studies SIE
Sociology IES
Spanish AES
Statistics IRE
Theatre ASE
Transfusion Services ICR

● Realistic people are usually assertive and competitive, and are interested in activities requiring motor coordination, skill and strength. People with a realistic orientation usually prefer to work a problem through by doing something, rather than talking about it, or sitting and thinking about it. They like concrete approaches to problem solving, rather than abstract theory. They tend to be interested in scientific or mechanical rather than cultural and aesthetic areas. They like to work with THINGS.

● Investigative people like to think and observe rather than act, to organize and understand information rather than to persuade. They tend to prefer individual rather than people oriented activities. They like to work with DATA.

● Artistic people are usually creative, open, inventive, original, perceptive, sensitive, independent and emotional. They do not like structure and rules, like tasks involving people or physical skills, and are more likely to express their emotions than others. They like to think, organize and understand artistic and cultural areas. They like to work with IDEAS and THINGS.

● Social people seem to satisfy their needs in teaching or helping situations. They are different than R and I Types because they are drawn more to seek close relationships with other people and are less apt to want to be really intellectual or physical. They like to work with PEOPLE.

● Enterprising people are good talkers, and use this skill to lead or persuade others. They also value reputation, power, money and status, and will usually go after it. They like to work with PEOPLE and DATA.

● Conventional people like rules and regulations and emphasize self-control. They like structure and order, and dislike unstructured or unclear work and interpersonal situations. They place value on reputation, power, or status. They like to work with DATA.

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