A study of a selected group of students at Sacramento Junior College who changed major fields of study

It was the purpose of this study to determine implications for Sacramento Junior College in the changes in the educational programs of a selected ·group of junior college students. More specifically, the study sought to answer these questions: (l) What proportion of students entering Sacramento Junior College make changes in major fields of study but persist in enrollment? (2) What are the characteristics of those who make changes in major fields or study, in terms of high school background, choice or junior college major field--original and change, and academic achievement, before and after change? (3) What persistent patterns, if any, emerge in the changes made in major fields? (4) How is the scholastic record affected by changes made in major fields?