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College Majors and Careers

by Paul Phifer

College Majors and Careers Synopsis

College Majors and Careers, Sixth Edition offers straightforward advice for high school and college students exploring their career options. Providing invaluable guidance on figuring out what to do with an English major or selecting a field of study, this practical guide covers more than 60 college majors linked to 350 different career paths. Each college major article includes Occupations, High School Subjects, Majors, Leisure-Time Activities, Personal Skills, Resources, and Values and Personal Attributes. These sections help students identify their strengths and skills, as well as the activities, education, and training they can pursue to help them succeed in their field of study and their career. This new edition includes new questions in the 'Career-Related Questions and Answers' section, now reorganized into subcategories for easier browsing. All the major sections have been updated and revised, and a new 'Fact Box' feature cites key statistical information, such as the number of grads per year or average starting salaries for jobs with a specific major. An invaluable new section helps parents, professionals, and students learn how to best use the book. Majors covered include: Accounting; Biology; Business administration; Criminal justice; Computer science; English; History; Law; Nursing and related services; Physics; and, Political science.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780816076642
Publication date: 15th February 2009
Author: Paul Phifer
Publisher: Facts On File Inc
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 294 pages
Categories: Careers guidance,

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