ERIC Number: ED221073
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Nov
Reference Count: 0
The Occupational Aspirations of Minority College Students: An Annotated Bibliography as Related to Graduate Business Education. Research Report.
Davis, E. Leta
An annotated bibliography on the occupational aspirations of minority college students as related to graduate business education is presented with most entries dated 1964 to 1978. Twenty-two selected studies relating to minority aspirations are annotated. In addition, supplementary materials include 51 entries without annotations, 15 nonannotated entries pertaining to tabular data, and 8 bibliographies related to black issues. Topics include the following: the extent to which students of different ethnic backgrounds follow through with their career and educational plans; why students did not continue their education; students' perceptions of careers and schools; career decisions and the differences between the plans of men and women and blacks and whites; students' perceptions of the career of business and graduate schools of business; access to black students of graduate and professional schools; the history and future of black education; vocational choices of college students; minorities in higher education; the graduate degree aspirations of ethnic student groups among those who took the Graduate Record Examination; barriers to minority student college enrollment; students' undergraduate experiences and their effect on career decisions; occupational aspirations of blacks as compared to whites in the United States; enrollment of black students in professional and graduate study; career expectations of male and female black college seniors; 1964 graduates of predominantly Negro colleges; the new market for highly educated black Americans; black consciousness, identity, and achievement; minority admissions and performance in graduate study; increasing the supply of minority managers for U.S. corporations; and the availability of minorities and women for professional and managerial positions, 1970-1985. (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Access to Education, Administrators, Annotated Bibliographies, Black Students, Business, Business Administration Education, Career Planning, College Students, Comparative Analysis, Employment Opportunities, Enrollment Trends, Females, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Males, Minority Groups, Occupational Aspiration, Professional Education, Student Attitudes, White Students
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Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Graduate Management Admission Council, Princeton, NJ.; Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.