ERIC Number: EJ517344
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Who Chooses to Study Home Economics?
Smith, Frances M.
Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, v87 n1 p33-39 Spr 1995
One university's survey of 3,791 home economics freshmen in a 10-year period revealed the following: 87% were female; 70% of males enrolled in hotel/restaurant management; 10% were over age 23; 26% were majoring in textiles/clothing; more were choosing business over service/caring areas; 69% believed college increases earning power; and, for 70%, financial well-being was important. (SK)
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