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Chico State is an amazing school to attend. They offer their students a wide variety of majors and minors, and at an affordable cost of tuition. However, most people would like to go to a school that they know offers a great program for their intended major. If you are looking into Chico State, or already go here and are thinking of switching majors, here are the top 5 best major programs offered:

1. Marketing

Chico State has a superior advertising, marketing, and communication studies and design program. It’s no wonder that they rank fairly high in the country for their marketing major. There are even fraternities and clubs that students can join to help them gain more experience and access to internships for marketing.

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2. Nursing/Biological Sciences

Nursing is one of the most popular majors in the country right now, and Chico State knows it! They make it easy to take all the classes you need to receive the right certification for whatever branch of biological sciences you would like to go into. And with a hospital down the street, it makes it easier than ever to receive internships. Just be careful, many of the students are willing to be cut throat to get into this program.

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3. Business

Everyone these days wants a business degree, and it is a very smart decision. Notably, it is a lot easier than a nursing degree. Chico State‘s college of business is the perfect place to hone your skills for business, offering a variety of classes to fit your needs. The students in the program take great pride in being part of the college of business.

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4. Engineering

Chico State offers mechanical and mechatronic engineering, and under these categories lie many more subcategories of majors to choose from. This includes electrical, computer, sustainable, and manufacturing. With a starting salary after graduation at around $60,000, it isn’t a bad idea to look into engineering.

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5. Education

Under the school of education college at Chico State, there are many subcategories. If you are looking into becoming a teacher of any subject, and at any level, Chico State is the place for you. With an amazing credential program, it is no wonder it was originally nicknamed “The Teaching School.” Anyone can gain their teaching credential while taking all of the necessary classes to graduate. This is unlike other schools that force you to take many other classes and tests along with the ones in your original schedule.

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These were some of the best major programs offered by Chico State. If yours did not come up, do not be alarmed! There are plenty of other majors offered that provide an excellent education for whatever career path lies ahead for you!



Addison Bedford

Student from Chico State. Interested in photography, event planning, and anything mysterious or paranormal.

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