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Steen, Sara J., Ed. – 1994
This book describes over 2,100 academic programs (at least one academic quarter in length) sponsored by accredited U.S. postsecondary institutions or developed for U.S. students by foreign universities and other organizations. Entries are based on a 1993 survey. While most programs listed are available to undergraduates, many programs are also…
Descriptors: College Bound Students, College Housing, Credits, Eligibility
Steen, Sara J., Ed. – 1994
This book describes over 2,100 academic programs sponsored by U.S. and foreign universities, language schools, and a wide variety of other organizations for summer and short-term study abroad programs. Entries are based on a 1993 survey. While most programs listed are available to undergraduates, many programs are also open to precollege students,…
Descriptors: College Bound Students, College Housing, Credits, Eligibility
Hollister, Charles D., Ed. – 1983
This booklet was prepared by practicing oceanographers to help college students in their search for professional direction. The booklet: (1) points out some frontiers of current research; (2) describes five major subfields of oceanography (marine geology and geophysics, oceanographic engineering, physical oceanography, chemical oceanography, and…
Descriptors: Biology, Chemistry, College Science, Geology
American Inst. of Physics, New York, NY. – 1977
Information is provided for students who may be interested in pursuing a career in physics. This information includes the type of work done and areas studied by physicists in the following areas: nuclear physics, solid-state physics, elementary-particle physics, atomic/molecular/electron physics, fluid/plasma physics, space/planetary physics,…
Descriptors: Career Awareness, College Programs, Employment Opportunities, Graduate Study
Phifer, Paul – 1987
This document was written as a reference guide for students, counselors, parents, teachers, and educators in general. It attempts to explain the role of the college major and its impact upon the career planning process, and it encourages students to compare the factors which led them to select certain majors with careers which naturally flow from…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Counseling, College Students, Decision Making
American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC. – 1982
Geophysics is the application of physics, chemistry, and mathematics to the problems and processes of the earth, from its innermost core to its outermost environs in space. Fields within geophysics include the atmospheric sciences; geodesy; geomagnetism and paleomagnetism; hydrology; oceanography; planetology; seismology; solar-planetary…
Descriptors: Geophysics, High Schools, Intellectual Disciplines, Oceanography