Masters Thesis

Attitudes of consumer and homemaking students concerning career education.

The purpose of this study is twofold: (l) to investi- gate the attitudes of selected students concerning career education in general and (2) to gain insight in how these students view the home economics field in relation to career education.In reviewing the literature concerning career education, one area where little or no research was evident was that of the students' feelings regarding the need for more emphasis Qcareer education. For any major educational thrust to be successful, the students must be aware of and supportive of the concept. This study is an attempt to give insight into the feelings and attitudes of students concerning career education and to assist in giving direction to those educators who are planning curriculum changes.