Book of Majors 2010

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The only book that describes majors in-depth and lists colleges that offer them—four-year, two-year, undergraduate, and graduate programs

The Book of Majors 2010 is the most comprehensive guide to academic programs, with in-depth descriptions of 200 of the most popular college majors. This book answers the questions: What’s the major for you? Where can you study it? What can you do with it after graduation? This is also the only guide that shows what degree levels each college ...

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Overview

The only book that describes majors in-depth and lists colleges that offer them—four-year, two-year, undergraduate, and graduate programs

The Book of Majors 2010 is the most comprehensive guide to academic programs, with in-depth descriptions of 200 of the most popular college majors. This book answers the questions: What’s the major for you? Where can you study it? What can you do with it after graduation? This is also the only guide that shows what degree levels each college offers in a major, whether a certificate, associate, bachelor’s, master’s, or doctorate. More than 900 majors at 3,600 colleges are listed—including four-year, two-year, and technical schools sorted by state! The guide features

• insights—from the professors themselves—on how each major is taught, what preparation students will need, career options and employment prospects, and much more

• in-depth profiles of several emerging majors such as Homeland Security and Sustainable Agriculture

• inside scoop in the descriptions of majors such as questions students should ask when visiting campuses, and also professional societies and accrediting agencies to refer to for more background on the major

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  • ISBN-13: 9780874478471
  • Publisher: Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/7/2009
  • Edition description: Original
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 1300
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.84 (h) x 2.02 (d)

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The College Board, a not-for-profit membership association, connects students to college success and opportunity through major programs and services in college admissions, guidance, assessment, financial aid, enrollment, and teaching and learning. Among its best-known programs are the SAT®, the PSAT/NMSQT®, and the Advanced Placement Program® (AP®). Students, parents, educators, and librarians recognize the College Board as a source of expertise on SAT and CLEP® test preparation, college admissions, and financial aid. The College Board publishes the bestselling The Official SAT Study Guide™, the College Handbook, the Book of Majors, and other books that help students prepare for college, research their options, and succeed in higher education. It also maintains the popular collegeboard.com Web site, which is visited by more than 4.5 million unique visitors per month.

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  • Posted February 20, 2010

    Great tool to add to your future college students search!

    There are so many majors out there and this book has helped our daughter see what is out there and possibly weed out some majors that she doesn't want. It has also helped identify what perspective students can do with a particular major, and it is helping in that respect. The book is huge, and we are working our way through it, but it is easy to just pick up for a few minutes each day or whenever.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 5, 2010

    book of majors

    this book is very informative on helping to choose a possible major. i would definitely recommend it to anyone who is uncertain of a field to major in.

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