9780130395856

Selecting a College Major : Exploration and Decision Making

  • ISBN 13:

    9780130395856

  • ISBN 10:

    0130395854

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2004
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

This innovative text simplifies the process of choosing a major from a sometimes overwhelming array of majors and related career fields. It will assist not only the "undecided" student with selecting a major, but also the "major-changer" who is exploring alternative options. A step-by-step process leads students through personal and academic assessment as well as occupational information searches. Through thought-provoking activities, they can explore their academic, career, and personal interests and goals. Students can investigate academic majors from many perspectives, including a search of majors in general, majors on their campus, and majors based on their academic and occupational interests. Highlights of this text include: bull; bull;A Natural Decision-Making Progression. Students are directly and personally involved in activities that involve exploration, reflection, and choice. bull;Extensive Major Exploration. Three distinct approaches help students narrow their List to realistic alternatives. bull;Incorporation of Academic and Career Interests, Abilities, and Values. Self-assessment gives students information on which to base their choice of a major. bull;Formulation of a Graduation Plan. Students use their academic transcripts to summarize all they have Learned and develop a plan for the future.

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