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College Board Book of Majors / Edition 2
     

College Board Book of Majors / Edition 2

by The College Board
 

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ISBN-10: 0874477654

ISBN-13: 2900874477657

Pub. Date: 06/13/2006

Publisher: Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.

Whether a student is just beginning to look at colleges or has already enrolled, this is the book for them. The College Board Book of Majors is the most comprehensive guide to academic programs offered at four-year and two-year colleges. It describes in-depth 190 of the most popular college majors: how they are taught, what preparation students will need

Overview

Whether a student is just beginning to look at colleges or has already enrolled, this is the book for them. The College Board Book of Majors is the most comprehensive guide to academic programs offered at four-year and two-year colleges. It describes in-depth 190 of the most popular college majors: how they are taught, what preparation students will need, career options, employment prospects, and much more. The profiles are followed by a directory of 900 majors at 3,600 colleges, showing which colleges offer each major and at what degree level--from associate to Ph.D.

This third edition of the Book of Majors features in-depth profiles of several emerging majors, such as computer-game design and emergency management; recent career trends information; and completely updated college listings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900874477657
Publisher:
Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
06/13/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1200

Table of Contents

Preface1
List of contributors3
How to use this book11
What to know about majors17
All about MyRoad23
Glossary25
Part IThe Majors
Agriculture37
Agricultural business40
Agricultural economics42
Agronomy and crop science44
Animal sciences46
Equestrian studies48
Farm and ranch management50
Food science52
Horticulture54
Soil science56
Architecture59
Architecture62
Landscape architecture64
Urban, community, and regional planning66
Area, ethnic, and gender studies69
African-American studies72
American studies75
Asian studies77
European studies79
Latin American studies81
Native American studies83
Near and Middle Eastern studies85
Women's studies87
Biological sciences89
Biochemistry92
Biology94
Biotechnology97
Botany99
Cell biology and histology101
Entomology103
Genetics105
Marine biology107
Microbiology109
Molecular biology111
Zoology113
Business115
Accounting118
Business administration and management120
E-commerce123
Entrepreneurial studies125
Fashion merchandising127
Finance129
Hospitality administration and management132
Human resources management134
Insurance136
International business138
Management information systems140
Marketing142
Paralegal/legal assistance144
Real estate146
Communications149
Advertising152
Communications154
Digital media157
Journalism159
Public relations162
Radio and television164
Computer and information sciences167
Computer science170
Information sciences172
Education175
Early childhood education178
Elementary education181
Middle school education183
Physical education185
Secondary education187
Special education189
Engineering193
Aeronautical/aerospace engineering196
Agricultural and bioengineering199
Architectural engineering201
Chemical engineering203
Civil engineering205
Electrical and communications engineering207
Industrial engineering210
Marine engineering/naval architecture212
Materials engineering214
Mechanical engineering217
Metallurgical engineering219
Mining and mineral engineering221
Nuclear engineering223
Ocean engineering226
Software engineering228
Engineering technology231
Computer engineering technology234
Construction technology237
Drafting and design technology239
Electrical engineering technology242
Mechanical engineering technology244
Surveying technology247
Telecommunications technology250
English language and literature253
American literature256
Creative writing258
English260
Technical and business writing262
Family and consumer sciences265
Clothing, apparel and textile studies268
Culinary arts and chef training270
Family and consumer sciences272
Food and nutrition studies274
Housing and human environments277
Human development and family studies279
Health281
Athletic training284
Clinical/medical laboratory technology287
Communication disorders289
Dental hygiene291
Dietetics293
Emergency medical technology (EMT paramedic)296
Health care administration298
Licensed practical nursing301
Nursing (RN)303
Occupational therapy306
Pharmacy309
Physical therapy312
Physician assistant314
Radiologic technology/medical imaging316
Respiratory therapy318
Veterinary technology320
Humanities323
Classics326
Comparative literature329
History331
Liberal arts and sciences333
Linguistics335
Philosophy338
Languages341
American Sign Language (ASL)344
Arabic346
Chinese348
French350
German352
Italian354
Russian356
Spanish358
Mathematics361
Applied mathematics364
Mathematics366
Statistics368
Multi/interdisciplinary studies371
Gerontology374
Global studies376
Medieval and Renaissance studies378
Neuroscience380
Peace studies382
Natural resources and conservation385
Environmental science388
Environmental studies390
Fishing and fisheries393
Forestry396
Natural resources and conservation398
Wildlife and wilderness management401
Parks and recreation403
Parks, recreation and leisure studies406
Sports and fitness administration408
Physical sciences411
Aeronautics and aviation science414
Astronomy417
Astrophysics419
Atmospheric science421
Chemistry424
Geology/earth science426
Oceanography429
Physics431
Protective services435
Criminal justice and law enforcement438
Fire protection and safety technology441
Forensic science443
Public administration447
Human services450
Public administration452
Social work454
Religion and theology457
Bible studies460
Islamic studies462
Judaic studies464
Religious studies467
Sacred music469
Theology472
Social sciences475
Anthropology478
Archaeology480
Economics483
Geography485
International relations488
Political science490
Psychology492
Sociology495
Visual and performing arts497
Animation500
Art history502
Cinematography and film/video production504
Dance507
Drama and theater arts510
Fashion and apparel design513
Fine/studio arts515
Graphic design518
Interior design521
Music, general523
Music management525
Music performance527
Music theory and composition529
Photography531
Theater design and technology533
Brief descriptions of majors537
Part IIThe Colleges
Colleges listed by major575
Special academic programs1193
Combined bachelor's/graduate program in
Accounting1193
Architecture1193
Business administration1194
Chemistry1195
Dentistry1195
Education1196
Engineering1197
Environmental studies1198
Fine arts1199
Forestry1199
Law1199
Mathematics1200
Medicine1200
Nursing1201
Occupational therapy1202
Optometry1202
Osteopathic medicine1203
Pharmacy1203
Physical therapy1204
Podiatry1204
Psychology1204
Social work1205
Veterinary medicine1205
Double major1206
Student-designed major1212
Teacher certification1216
Colleges in this book1223
Alphabetical index of majors1247

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