ERIC Number: ED227796
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
College Major-Occupation Index. AEL Career Decision-Making Program.
Appalachia Educational Lab., Charleston, WV.
An index to help students in career planning and in selecting majors, minors, and elective courses is presented. The index has four main parts: (1) field of study-worker trait group chart; (2) fields of study list of college majors and occupations; (3) alphabetical list of college courses; and (4) alphabetical list of occupations. Part one is used as a reference to identify 23 fields of study and 31 worker trait groups that are related. Part two contains 23 sections for each field of study, and includes a field of study definition and numbers and titles of the college majors within the field of study. The list of occupations related to the field of study follows the description. Each worker trait group has a four-digit code number, which can be used to identify the group in all parts of the index. The occupations include both entry-level and higher-level jobs. The alphabetical list of college majors includes major titles, key words of titles, and title inversions. The final section contains an alphabetical list of the 3,000 occupations and occupational specialties that have been related to college majors. Appended materials include detailed descriptions of each worker trait group; a guide for using the "Dictionary of Occupational Titles," and industry designation abbreviations and full titles. (SW)
Descriptors: Career Planning, College Curriculum, College Students, Course Descriptions, Decision Making, Education Work Relationship, Employment Opportunities, Higher Education, Majors (Students), Occupational Information, Student Interests, Vocational Interests
McKnight Publishing Company, 808 I.A.A. Drive, Bloomington, IL 61701.
Publication Type: Guides - General; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reference Materials - Vocabularies/Classifications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Appalachia Educational Lab., Charleston, WV.
Note: For related documents, see HE 016 049.