ERIC Number: ED286387
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
Index of Majors, 1986-87. Ninth Edition.
College Entrance Examination Board, New York, NY. Coll. Scholarship Service.
Information on over 500 major fields of study and the 3,000 colleges and graduate institutions that offer these programs at associate, bachelor's, master's, doctor's, and first-professional degree levels is provided for the 1986-1987 academic year. There are 17 special academic programs covered: accelerated program, combined bachelor's/graduate degree, cooperative education, double major, external degree, honors program, independent study, internship, liberal arts and career combination, semester at sea, student-designed major, study abroad, teacher preparation, United Nations semester, visiting/exchange student program, Washington semester, and weekend college. A listing, by state, of colleges that offer each program is provided. Colleges that subscribe to the Candidates Reply Date and the Early Decision Plan Agreements, two special admissions programs, are listed. Definitions of these programs are provided in a glossary. The 51 religious denominations and organizations and the colleges that reported affiliations are also listed by state. In one index majors are grouped into general categories corresponding to the Higher Education General Information Survey taxonomy. A second index lists all major fields of study alphabetically. (SW)
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, College Admission, College Programs, College Students, Cooperative Education, Degrees (Academic), External Degree Programs, Higher Education, Honors Curriculum, Independent Study, Internship Programs, Majors (Students), Nontraditional Education, Student Exchange Programs, Study Abroad, Teacher Education, Weekend Programs
College Board Publications, Box 886, New York, NY 10101 ($12.95).
Publication Type: Books; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
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Authoring Institution: College Entrance Examination Board, New York, NY. Coll. Scholarship Service.