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   COVID-19 Update: The EMCC campus is open for classes, appointments, and walk-in services. Masks are required for everyone inside ALL buildings at EMCC. All student support services are still available online. Students are encouraged to contact their instructors for additional information.  For more information visit https://www.estrellamountain.edu/hours-info.

 

Advisement Scheduling Instructions

 

Welcome to Advisement scheduling. Before you move forward to schedule your advisement appointment, please review the following information. Choosing the correct Field of Interest (FOI) for your program of study is critical. 

Fields of Interest (FOI)

Applied Technology - The Applied Technology Field of Interest programs give you the hands-on skills you need to design, develop, or repair high-tech equipment and processes. Students studying in these areas often find work after completing introductory classes and are able to expand their knowledge, skills, and education while earning a livable wage.

Majors in this FOI include:

  • Architectural Technology
  • Automotive Technology
  • Aviation
  • CAD//Drafting
  • Construction
  • Electronics
  • Electric Utility Technology
  • HVAC
  • Industrial Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Water Resources Technology

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Behavioral Science and Human Services - Professionals in this field typically work with community members to identify problems and create and implement solutions. If you aspire to be a first responder, work in the court system, or provide counseling or social work/advocacy services, this Field of Interest offers you the training you need. Some Behavioral Science and Human Services students may go directly into positions, while others may pursue a bachelor’s degree at a four-year institution.

Majors in this FOI include:

  • Administration of Justice
  • Counseling and Behavioral Health
  • Family Studies
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Social Work

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Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management - The Business Field of Interest is designed for students who have an interest in business management and administration, finance, hospitality and tourism, culinary arts, and marketing. Programs and majors in this pathway lead to careers in accounting, management, sales, marketing, human resources, owning and operating a small business, and customer service.

Majors in this FOI include:

  • Accounting
  • Business/Management
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Retail Management
  • Culinary
  • Hospitality Management
  • Organization Management / Leadership
  • Small Business Management

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Computer and Information Technology - As technology evolves and data management systems become increasingly complex, the demand for highly skilled technology professionals continues to grow. In the Computer and Information Technology Field of Interest, you can explore careers in gaming, programming, technology support, web design and development, cybersecurity, and more.

Majors in this FOI include:

  • Computer Information Systems
  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security
  • Graphic Design
  • Networking Technology (Cisco, Linux, Microsoft)
  • Web Development & Web Design

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Culture and Society - Programs in the Culture and Society Field of Interest are focused on acquiring a deep understanding of humanity, society, and human expression. These programs foster critical and analytical thinking and create flexible problem solvers who are ready to tackle complex global issues. Culture and Society programs are also designed for easy transfer to a four-year college, and our students are prepared for a broad range of careers, including marketing, post-secondary teaching, law, translation, government law agencies, and private and government research groups and think tanks.

Majors in this FOI include:

  • Anthropology
  • Communication
  • Creative Writing
  • Economics
  • English
  • Ethnic Studies
  • History
  • Information and Society
  • Journalism
  • Languages
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Women & Gender Studies

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Education - If you love learning and want to help students discover their potential, the Education Field of Interest is for you. Specialize in early childhood education, K-12 education, multicultural education, eLearning design, and more. While studying education can prepare you to be a classroom instructor at virtually any academic level, becoming a teacher isn’t your only career option. You can also learn to design instructional media and materials, work as a school administrator, become a librarian, or provide needed training for workers re-entering the workforce.

Majors in this FOI include:

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education

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Health Sciences - If you want to help people live better, safer, healthier lives, consider the Health Sciences Field of Interest (FOI). Health Sciences degrees and certificates are designed to give you comprehensive training for health-related work in the hospital, healthcare, or exercise and fitness settings.

Majors in this FOI include:

  • Exercise Science
  • Kinesiology
  • Maricopa Allied Health (not available at EMCC)
    • Dental Assisting
    • Dental Hygiene
    • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
    • Medical Radiography
    • Surgical Technology
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Physical Therapy Assisting
  • Speech Language Pathology Assistant

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STEM - If you want to work in a lab, design electronics, become a pharmacist or doctor, or play with numbers all day, then the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Field of Interest might be right for you. STEM degrees and certificates can help you prepare for a career where you can use your skills to solve problems and discover new frontiers. STEM careers involve critical thinking and creative problem solving through research and design.

Majors in this FOI include:

  • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Geology
  • Mathematics
  • Mortuary Science
  • Physics
  • Pre-Professional Programs
    • Pre-Dental
    • Pre-Med
    • Pre-Pharmacy
    • Pre-Physical Therapy
    • Pre-Physician Assistant
    • Pre-Veterinary
  • Sustainability
  • Veterinary Technology

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Visual and Performing Arts - If you are a creative thinker and like to communicate ideas through visual art, design, dance, music, or theatre, the Visual and Performing Arts Field of Interest may be the right choice for you.Visual and Performing Arts students gain hands-on foundational skills in their chosen mode of expression, including studio art, fashion design, interior design, acting, theatre production, vocal and instrumental performance, and film and audio production. They also develop cultural awareness and the communication, creative, and critical thinking skills necessary for success in a variety of fields.

Majors in this FOI include:

  • Animation
  • Art
  • Audio Production
  • Dance
  • Digital Arts
  • Fashion Design
  • Film & Media
  • Interior Design
  • Music
  • Photography
  • Theatre

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