Features profiles of more than 100 college majors, course listings, potential employers, contact information for colleges and universities that offer these programs, and interviews with educators in the field. Majors and programs available at the associate, baccalaureate, and graduate levels.
Determine your personality type by administering an assessment that identifies majors for each type of personality. Included in this book is a checklist of skills to help you understand your strengths and a checklist of common courses to identify your favorites. It helps you locate the majors that dominate the list by asking you to make a top five list. Each major is defined with a description of how it relates to courses, specializations, a list of common course requirements, a typical career path, a list of related occupations, personality type skill, and economic information for related occupations.
This handbook offers accurate and helpful information for choosing college majors or deciding what to do with a degree that's already been earned. Readers will discover which majors are the best investment, the job and salary prospects for specific majors, the employment growth rates through 2018 for particular majors, what each major's graduates do on the job, how many of a major's graduates go on to additional education, and more.
This book covers nearly 50 majors total for the six personality types: Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, and Conventional. A self-assessment helps readers quickly determine their personality type. The "best majors" lists reveal the 10 best majors overall for each personality type, plus many must-know facts and figures found nowhere else.
Choosing a college major is one of the most important decisions students ever make, yet there is often confusion about picking the right discipline. Studies show that nearly two-thirds of all college freshman have not chosen a major, and nearly 60 percent of undergraduates change their major at least once resulting in lost time, money and productivity. This book will include access to a personality assessment to determine likes/dislikes and strengths/weaknesses to aid them in making sound decisions. The personality assessment is coupled with the descriptions of more than 800 college majors, including course requirements, related majors, and related careers, to provide students an invaluable resource for making The Major Decision.