Differences in personality factors and college major choice

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dc.contributor.advisor Merydith, Scott
dc.contributor.advisor Merydith, Erin
dc.contributor.author Smith, Jennifer
dc.date.accessioned 2012-06-18T15:47:37Z
dc.date.available 2012-06-18T15:47:37Z
dc.date.issued 2010-11-15
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1850/15108
dc.description.abstract The transition from secondary education to post-secondary education is stressful for all students. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA 2004) only mandates transition plans for students receiving special education services. Career assessments and transition services should encourage career exploration which requires students to have knowledge about oneself and the world of work. When career assessments provide students with this information, they may be more informed on what major to choose. The purpose of this study was to look at group differences among college majors and their personality factors as measured by the Sixteen Personality Questionnaire, 5th Edition (16PF-5). Significant differences among personality factors across major groups were found. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
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dc.subject 16 personality factor questionaire en_US
dc.subject College major en_US
dc.subject IDEA en_US
dc.subject Post secondary education en_US
dc.subject Special education en_US
dc.subject Transition en_US
dc.subject.lcc LB2361.6.N7 S64 2010
dc.subject.lcsh College majors--Research--New York (State)--Rochester en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Personality en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Personality and occupation en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Sixteen Personality Factor Questionnaire en_US
dc.title Differences in personality factors and college major choice en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.description.college College of Liberal Arts en_US
dc.description.department School Psychology Program en_US

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