The College Board Guide to 150 Popular College Majors

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What courses do you take as a communications major? How do you prepare for majoring in computer science? What kinds of jobs does a marketing major lead to? If you can't decide between math and theater should you do a double major? Can you change majors in midstream and still graduate in four years?

This book answers those and just about any other questions you have concerning 150 of the most popular bachelor's degree majors at four-year ...
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Overview

What courses do you take as a communications major? How do you prepare for majoring in computer science? What kinds of jobs does a marketing major lead to? If you can't decide between math and theater should you do a double major? Can you change majors in midstream and still graduate in four years?

This book answers those and just about any other questions you have concerning 150 of the most popular bachelor's degree majors at four-year colleges. Leading professors from colleges across the country tell you what it's like to study the subjects they know best and teach with distinction. They give you insight into the course work involved in a particular field, the interests and skills asociated with success in that major, the graduate study and careers it leads to, and many more facts that will help you to understand and choose a major that's right for you.

The majors covered in this book are grouped into 17 fields of study ranging from the arts, business, and engineering to health sciences, humanities, and the physical sciences. Each entry describes the content of the major, including what's new in the field, what subjects you will study, and what related majors you may want to consider.

In addition to the detailed overview, each description tells you about:

interests and skills associated with success in the major

recommended high school preparation

typical courses in the major

what the major is like

specializations within the major

careers the major may lead to

An introductory chapter gives you sound advice on how to:

choose a major

keep your options open if you are undecided

connectmajors to careers and further education

You also get firsthand information from students now in college about their experiences p0choosing a major.

The College Board Guide to 150 Popular College Majors offers up-to-date facts and expert advice to help you decide on a college major that is both challenging and rewarding.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780874474008
  • Publisher: Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/15/1992
  • Pages: 382
  • Product dimensions: 8.22 (w) x 10.66 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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