Factors Related to Change of Major by College Students

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The problem of this study is to discover what factors are associated with change of major in college students. Questions that need to be answered are (1) Is academic success or failure related to change of major? (2) Is mental ability associated with change of major? (3) Is change of interest related to change of major? (4) Are there reasons that are personal and peculiar to the individual that are associated with change of major? (5) Is inadequate occupational information related to change of major? (6) Do social reasons such as a desire for a vocation with greater prestige, increasing ... continued below

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Firkins, Curtis James, 1906- August 1961.

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The problem of this study is to discover what factors are associated with change of major in college students. Questions that need to be answered are (1) Is academic success or failure related to change of major? (2) Is mental ability associated with change of major? (3) Is change of interest related to change of major? (4) Are there reasons that are personal and peculiar to the individual that are associated with change of major? (5) Is inadequate occupational information related to change of major? (6) Do social reasons such as a desire for a vocation with greater prestige, increasing interest in being of service to people, or having to conform to the wishes of parents and relatives relate to change of major?

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Firkins, Curtis James, 1906-. Factors Related to Change of Major by College Students, dissertation, August 1961; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164136/: accessed December 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .