College Majors Handbook With Real Career Paths and Payoffs: The Actual Jobs, Earnings, and Trends for Graduates of 50 College Majors

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-07-01
  • Publisher: Jist Works

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The Missing Information Needed for a Wise College Investment Decision

Author Biography

Neeta P. Fogg is a research professor at the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, Drexel University. Paul Harrington is the director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, Drexel University. Thomas Harrington is a counseling psychologist. Laurence Shatkin has 30 years in the career information field and is the author of many career books.

Table of Contents

What You Need to Know About the College Investment Decision, College Success, and Career Choicep. 1
What Pays Off in High School: Pre-College Decisions and College and Career Choicesp. 3
The Psychology of Career Choice: Assessing Abilities, Interests, and Valuesp. 20
The Economics of Career Choicep. 39
Behavioral and Medical Sciencesp. 73
Family and Consumer Sciencesp. 75
Health and Medical Technologyp. 82
Medical Preparatory Programsp. 90
Nursingp. 98
Parks, Recreation, Fitness, and Leisure Studiesp. 105
Pharmacyp. 112
Physical Therapyp. 119
Psychologyp. 126
Business and Administrationp. 135
Accountingp. 137
Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, and Statisticsp. 144
Economicsp. 152
Financial Managementp. 160
General Businessp. 168
General Mathematicsp. 177
Marketingp. 185
Public Administrationp. 192
Educationp. 199
Elementary Teacher Educationp. 201
Mathematics and Science Teacher Educationp. 208
Physical Education and Coachingp. 216
Preschool/Kindergarten/Early Childhood Teacher Educationp. 223
Secondary Teacher Educationp. 231
Special Educationp. 238
Engineeringp. 245
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical Engineeringp. 247
Architecture and Environmental Designp. 254
Chemical Engineeringp. 261
Civil Engineeringp. 268
Computer Systems Engineeringp. 275
Electrical and Electronics Engineeringp. 283
Industrial Engineeringp. 290
Mechanical Engineeringp. 297
Humanities and Social Sciencesp. 305
Anthropology and Archaeologyp. 307
Communicationsp. 314
Dramatic Artsp. 322
English Language, Literature, and Lettersp. 329
Foreign Languages and Literaturep. 337
Geographyp. 345
Historyp. 353
Journalismp. 360
Legal Studies and Pre-Lawp. 367
Liberal Arts and General Studiesp. 375
Music and Dancep. 383
Philosophy and Religionp. 390
Political Science, Government, and International Relationsp. 398
Sociologyp. 406
Visual Artsp. 413
Natural Sciencesp. 421
Animal Sciencep. 423
Biology and Life Sciencesp. 430
Chemistryp. 438
Forestry and Environmental Sciencep. 445
Geology and Geophysicsp. 453
Microbiology and Biochemistryp. 461
Physics and Astronomyp. 469
Plant Sciencep. 476
Technologyp. 485
Computer Sciencep. 437
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technologyp. 496
Industrial Production Technologyp. 504
Information Systemsp. 511
Mechanical Engineering Technologyp. 518
Indexp. 525
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