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Holland Occupational Themes - Investigative

Investigative Investigative Overview:

ARE YOU? CAN YOU? DO YOU LIKE TO?
Inquisitive
Analytical
Scientific
Observant
Precise
Think Abstractly
Solve Math Problems
Understand Physics Theories
Do Complex Calculations
Use a Microscope
Interpret Formulas
Explore Ideas
Use Computers
Work Independently
Perform Lab Experiments
Read Scientific or Technical Magazines
Analyze Data

If you think any of the above reflects you, then check out some possible major and career possibilities below!

Major Possibilities: Career Possibilities:
 Conventional Enterprising Investigative   Actuarial Science
 Conventional  Investigative Realistic  Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
 Conventional  Investigative Realistic  Aeronautical Engineering Technology
Artistic   Investigative  Social African American Studies
  Enterprising Investigative Realistic  Agricultural Engineering
  Enterprising Investigative Realistic  Agricultural Systems Management
Artistic   Investigative  Social American Studies
   Investigative Realistic  Animal Sciences
Artistic   Investigative   Anthropology
   Investigative Realistic  Applied Meteorology and Climatology
Artistic   Investigative  Social Art History
Artistic   Investigative  Social Asian Studies
   Investigative Realistic Social Athletic Training
   Investigative Realistic  Atmospheric Science/Meteorology
Artistic   Investigative Realistic  Biochemistry
  Enterprising Investigative Realistic  Biological and Food Process Engineering
   Investigative Realistic  Biological Engineering
Artistic   Investigative Realistic  Biology - Biochemistry
   Investigative  Social Biology - Biology Education
   Investigative Realistic  Biology - Cell, Molecular, and Developmental Biology
   Investigative Realistic  Biology - Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Sciencens
   Investigative Realistic  Biology - Genetics
   Investigative Realistic  Biology - Health and Disease
   Investigative Realistic  Biology - Microbiology
   Investigative Realistic  Biology - Neurobiology and Physiology
   Investigative Realistic  Biology
   Investigative Realistic  Biomedical Engineering
   Investigative Realistic  Brain and Behavioral Sciences
   Investigative Realistic  Chemical Engineering
   Investigative Realistic  Chemistry - American chemical Society
Artistic   Investigative Realistic  Chemistry - Biochemistry
   Investigative  Social Chemistry - Chemistry Education
 Conventional  Investigative Realistic  Chemistry
 Conventional  Investigative Realistic  Civil Engineering
Artistic   Investigative  Social Classical Studies
Artistic   Investigative   Comparative Literature
 Conventional Enterprising Investigative   Computer and Information Technology
 Conventional  Investigative Realistic  Computer Engineering
 Conventional  Investigative   Computer Sciences
 Conventional  Investigative Realistic  Construction Engineering
Artistic   Investigative   Creative Writing
   Investigative Realistic  Crop Science
  Enterprising Investigative  Social Developmental and Family Science
   Investigative  Social Dietetics
   Investigative Realistic Social Dietetics/Nutrition, Fitness, and Health (Dual major)
Artistic   Investigative  Social Earth/Space Science Teaching
 Conventional Enterprising Investigative   Economics
   Investigative Realistic  Electrical Engineering
 Conventional  Investigative Realistic  Electrical Engineering Technology
   Investigative Realistic Social Engineering/Technology Teacher Education
Artistic   Investigative  Social English
Artistic   Investigative  Social English Education
   Investigative Realistic  Entomology
Artistic Conventional Enterprising Investigative Realistic Social Environmental and Ecological Engineering
 Conventional  Investigative Realistic  Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering
 Conventional  Investigative Realistic  Environmental Geosciences
 Conventional  Investigative Realistic  Environmental Health Sciences
 Conventional  Investigative Realistic  Environmental Studies
Artistic   Investigative  Social Family and Consumer Sciences Education
  Enterprising Investigative Realistic  Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
  Enterprising Investigative Realistic  Flight
 Conventional  Investigative Realistic  Food Science
  Enterprising Investigative  Social Foods and Nutrition in Business
  Enterprising Investigative Realistic  Forestry
Artistic   Investigative  Social French
 Conventional  Investigative  Social General Health Sciences
   Investigative Realistic  Geology and Geophysics
Artistic   Investigative  Social German
  Enterprising Investigative  Social Health/Physical Education
Artistic   Investigative  Social History
 Conventional Enterprising Investigative   Industrial Engineering
 Conventional Enterprising Investigative   Industrial Management
 Conventional  Investigative Realistic  Industrial Technology
  Enterprising Investigative Realistic  Interdisciplinary Engineering Studies
Artistic   Investigative  Social Italian Studies
Artistic   Investigative  Social Japanese
Artistic   Investigative  Social Jewish Studies
Artistic   Investigative Realistic  Landscape Architecture
Artistic   Investigative  Social Linguistics
 Conventional  Investigative Realistic  Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Artistic  Enterprising Investigative   Marketing
  Enterprising Investigative Realistic  Materials Engineering
Artistic Conventional  Investigative   Mathematics
 Conventional  Investigative Realistic  Mechanical Engineering
 Conventional  Investigative Realistic  Mechanical Engineering Technology
 Conventional  Investigative Realistic  Medical Laboratory Sciences
Artistic   Investigative  Social Medieval and Renaissance Studies
   Investigative Realistic  Meteorology
   Investigative Realistic Social Movement and Sport Sciences
 Conventional  Investigative Realistic  Multidisciplinary Engineering
 Conventional  Investigative Realistic  Natural Resources and Environmental Science
 Conventional  Investigative Realistic  Nuclear Engineering
 Conventional  Investigative  Social Nursing
   Investigative  Social Nutrition Science
   Investigative Realistic Social Nutrition, Fitness, and Health
 Conventional  Investigative  Social Pharmaceutical Sciences
Artistic   Investigative  Social Philosophy
   Investigative Realistic  Physics
   Investigative Realistic Social Physics Education
   Investigative Realistic  Plant Genetics, Breeding, and Biotechnology
   Investigative Realistic  Plant Science
 Conventional Enterprising Investigative Realistic Social Planetary Sciences
Artistic   Investigative  Social Political Science
   Investigative Realistic Social Predentistry
 Conventional  Investigative Realistic  Pre-Environmental Studies
Artistic  Enterprising Investigative   Prelaw
   Investigative  Social Premedicine
   Investigative  Social Preoccupational Therapy
 Conventional  Investigative  Social Prepharmacy
   Investigative  Social Prephysical Therapy
   Investigative  Social Prephysician's Assistant
   Investigative Realistic Social Preveterinary Medicine
  Enterprising Investigative Realistic  Professional Flight Technology
Artistic   Investigative  Social Professional Writing
Artistic   Investigative  Social Psychological Sciences
   Investigative Realistic Social Radiological Health Sciences
Artistic   Investigative  Social Religious Studies
Artistic   Investigative  Social Russian
Artistic   Investigative  Social Sociology
   Investigative Realistic  Soil and Hydrologic Sciences
Artistic   Investigative  Social Spanish
Artistic   Investigative  Social Special Ed
Artistic   Investigative  Social Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences - Preprofessional
Artistic   Investigative  Social Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences - Pre-research
 Conventional  Investigative   Statistics - Applied Statistics
 Conventional  Investigative   Statistics with Mathematics Option
Artistic Conventional  Investigative Realistic Social Studio Arts and Technology
 Conventional  Investigative Realistic  Sustainable Agronomic Systems
Artistic Conventional Enterprising Investigative Realistic Social Supply Chain, Information and Analytics
   Investigative Realistic  Undecided within Engineering
   Investigative Realistic  Veterinary Technician
   Investigative Realistic  Veterinary Technologist
  Enterprising Investigative Realistic  Wildlife
Artistic   Investigative  Social Women's Studies
 Conventional  Investigative Realistic  Wood Products Manufacturing Technology
   Investigative Realistic  Zoology
Actuary
Agronomist
Airplane Pilot
Anthropologist
Architect
Biologist
Chemist
Computer Programmer
Computer Systems Analyst
Conservationist
Criminologist
Dietician
Ecologist
Economist
Engineer
Food Science
Geologist
Horticulturists
Industrial Safety Engineer
Mathematician
Medical Technician
Medical Technologist
Nutritionist
Nutrition Scientist
Pharmacist
Physician
Physicist
Psychologist
Registered Nurse
Respiratory Therapist
Science Teacher
Speech Pathologist

Adapted from John Holland's Occupational Themes