College Majors Handbook with Real Career Paths and Payoffs: The Actual Jobs, Earnings, and Trends for Graduates of 60 College Majors / Edition 1

College Majors Handbook with Real Career Paths and Payoffs: The Actual Jobs, Earnings, and Trends for Graduates of 60 College Majors / Edition 1

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by Neeta P. Fogg, Paul E. Harrington, Thomas F. Harrington

ISBN-10: 1593570740

ISBN-13: 9781593570743

Pub. Date: 06/28/2004

Publisher: JIST Publishing

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Age Range:
15 Years

Table of Contents

Part 1What You Need to Know About the College Investment Decision, College Success, and Career Choice1
Chapter 1What Pays Off in High School: Pre-College Decisions and College and Career Choices3
Chapter 2The Psychology of Career Choice: Assessing Abilities, Interests, and Values21
Chapter 3The Economics of Career Choice41
Part 2Behavioral and Medical Sciences73
Chapter 4Audiology and Speech Pathology75
Chapter 5Criminal Justice and Criminology83
Chapter 6Health and Medical Technology91
Chapter 7Home Economics: Dietetics, Food, and Nutrition101
Chapter 8Medical Preparatory Programs111
Chapter 9Nursing121
Chapter 10Parks, Recreation, Fitness, and Leisure Studies129
Chapter 11Pharmacy139
Chapter 12Physical Therapy145
Chapter 13Psychology153
Chapter 14Social Work165
Part 3Business and Administration175
Chapter 15Accounting177
Chapter 16Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, and Statistics185
Chapter 17Economics195
Chapter 18Financial Management205
Chapter 19General Business215
Chapter 20General Mathematics225
Chapter 21Marketing235
Chapter 22Public Administration243
Part 4Education253
Chapter 23Elementary Teacher Education255
Chapter 24Mathematics and Science Teacher Education263
Chapter 25Physical Education and Coaching271
Chapter 26Secondary Teacher Education279
Chapter 27Special Education289
Part 5Engineering297
Chapter 28Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical Engineering299
Chapter 29Architecture and Environmental Design307
Chapter 30Chemical Engineering315
Chapter 31Civil Engineering323
Chapter 32Computer Systems Engineering333
Chapter 33Electrical and Electronics Engineering343
Chapter 34Industrial Engineering353
Chapter 35Mechanical Engineering363
Part 6Humanities and Social Sciences373
Chapter 36Anthropology and Archaeology375
Chapter 37Communications385
Chapter 38Dramatic Arts393
Chapter 39English Language, Literature, and Letters401
Chapter 40Foreign Languages and Literature411
Chapter 41Geography421
Chapter 42History431
Chapter 43Journalism437
Chapter 44Legal Studies and Pre-Law445
Chapter 45Liberal Arts and General Studies453
Chapter 46Music and Dance463
Chapter 47Philosophy473
Chapter 48Political Science, Government, and International Relations483
Chapter 49Sociology491
Chapter 50Visual Arts499
Part 7Natural Sciences509
Chapter 51Animal Food Sciences511
Chapter 52Biology and Life Sciences519
Chapter 53Chemistry527
Chapter 54Forestry and Environmental Sciences535
Chapter 55Geology and Geophysics545
Chapter 56Microbiology and Biochemistry555
Chapter 57Physics and Astronomy565
Chapter 58Plant Food Sciences575
Part 8Technology583
Chapter 59Computer Science585
Chapter 60Data and Information Processing595
Chapter 61Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technology605
Chapter 62Industrial Production Technology615
Chapter 63Mechanical Engineering Technology625

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College Majors Handbook with Real Career Paths and Payoffs: The Actual Jobs, Earnings, and Trends for Graduates of 60 College Majors 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The outline of this book lists employment categories first and relates that to college majors and concentrations. -Both a positive and practical approach. The publisher, (new since 2004 publication), did not have a new edition planned as of June, 2009. -Equally "readable" as well as a reference.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Going to College'? Ok here is a real world analysis on the change the degree will make on your financial life. I am thankful that someone asked and answered the question, what will I earn with this degree and what are others doing currently with the same degree? 4 star book no complaints.