Books in the Walsh Library
Book of Majors 2013
Call Number: REF L 901 .C63 2013
Publication Date: 2012
In-depth descriptions of 200 of the most popular majors are followed by complete listings of every major offered at over 3,800 colleges, including four-year, two-year and technical schools.
10 Best College Majors for Your Personality
Call Number: HF5382.5.U5 S338 2011
Publication Date: 2011
Students discover their personality type and the 10 best majors that relate to it. This resource covers nearly 50 majors total for the six personality types: Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, and Conventional. A self-assessment helps readers quickly determine their personality type. Next, more than 90 best majors lists reveal the 10 best majors overall for each personality type plus many must-know facts and figures.
College Major Quizzes
Call Number: HF5382.5.U5 L56 2011
Publication Date: 2011-07-01
The 12 assessments in College Major Quizzes coaches through the process of making that decision. By assessing their skills, interests, values, goals, personality, preferences, motives, assumptions, learning styles, and long term career plans this book will help readers explore their options, evaluate the merits of each, and then choose the college program that fits them and their career goals best.
College Majors and Careers, 6th Edition
Call Number: REFERENCE HF5382.5.U5 P445 2009
Publication Date: 2009
College Majors and Careers addresses the question of selecting the right course of study for the right career. More than 60 majors are linked to over 350 careers. Each major also inlcudes related skills, leisure time activities, personal values, and professional organizations.
College Majors Handbook with Real Career Paths and Payoffs
Call Number: REFERENCE HF5382.5.U5 F63 2012
Publication Date: 2012
This is the only book that provides information on the actual jobs and earnings of college graduates in 50 majors! Based on an updated U.S. Census Bureau study of 170,000 college graduates, this handbook offers accurate and helpful information for making decisions on a college major or what to do with a degree you have already earned. Discover which majors are the best investment, the job and salary prospects for specific majors, the employment growth rates through 2018 for particular majors, what each majors graduates do on the job, how many of a majors graduates go on to additional education, and much more.
Working in Your Major
Call Number: HF5382.7 .G45 2012
Publication Date: 2012-07-01
50 Best College Majors for a Secure Future
Publication Date: 2009-07-01
Guides the reader to the 50 best college majors that connect to more than 100 recession-proof careers.
Parent's Guide to Colleges and Careers
Publication Date: 2010-04-01
Parents have good reason to be concerned about their kids education and career decisions. A changed job landscape and burdensome college loans loom for many young people. This practical resource helps parents guide their children toward college and occupation choices relevant to todays economy, without micromanaging or hounding.
Journal articles on college majors
Click the link below to search several EBSDO databases on the topic of college majors. You can refine your results set with a specific major or other key terms once the results come on screen.