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ERIC Number: EJ636428
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-2984
Pathways to Success: Affirming Opportunities for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Majors.
Bonous-Hammarth, Marguerite
Journal of Negro Education, v69 n1-2 p92-111 Win-Spr 2000
Examined the flow out of and into science, mathematics, and engineering (SME) majors among African American, American Indian, and Hispanic students, noting persistence-related factors. Student surveys indicated that these groups experienced greater attrition from SME majors than did whites and Asian Americans. Person-oriented fit and peer values related to campus activism and engagement negatively associated with SME persistence. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Note: Special Issue: "Knocking at Freedom's Door: Race, Equity, and Affirmative Action in U.S. Higher Education."