Lights...camera...action! This title provides detailed profiles of more than 80 jobs in this exciting field. College Majors and Careers, Sixth Edition offers straightforward advice for high school and college students exploring their career options. Providing invaluable advice on figuring out what to do with an English major or how to select a field of study, this straightforward guide covers more than 60 college majors linked to 350 different career paths. Each college major article includes Occupations, High School Subjects, Majors, Leisure-Time Activities, Personal Skills, Resources, and Values and Personal Attributes. These sections help readers identify their strengths and skills, as well as the activities, education, and training they can pursue to help them succeed in their field of study and their career.This new edition includes new questions in the 'Career-Related Questions and Answers' section, w reorganized into subcategories for easier browsing. All the major sections have been updated and revised, and a new 'Fact Box' feature cites key statistical information, such as the number of grads per year or average starting salaries for jobs with a specific major. An invaluable new section helps parents, professionals, and students learn how to best use the book. Majors covered include: Accounting; Business administration; Criminal justice; Computer science; English; History; Law; Physics; and, more.
Paul Phifer is the director of career development services at Grand Rapids Community College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is the author of several career books for Facts On File and Checkmark Books, including Great Careers in Two Years, Second Edition and Quick Prep Careers.