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The only book that both describes college majors and lists which schools offer them
Whether a student is thinking about what they want to study after high school or needing to pick or switch their major in college, this is the book for them. The Book of Majors is the most comprehensive guide to academic programs offered at four-year and two-year colleges. It describes 190 of the most popular college
majors in depth: how they are taught, what the requirements are, what courses students can expect to take, career options and employment prospects, and much more. These 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 second edition of the Book of Majors features 10 new indepth profiles, including pre-professional programs; recent career trends information; and completely updated college listings.
One of the most comprehensive guides to academic programs, this resource describes 190 of the most popular college majors in depth, followed by a directory of 900 majors at 3,600 colleges, and at what degree level--from associate to Ph.D.
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