Date of Award

5-1953

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science

Department

Master of Agriculture

Abstract

Statement of the Problem. Because mazy students enter college with little or no previous knowledge of what areas of study they wish to pursue in preparation for a life's career, it becomes increasingly important that guidance programs and services be provided by the high schools before the student graduates. Individual and situational problems arise, it seems, from the fact that guidance programs are inadequate or totally absent from mazy school curriculums. This may result in students becoming maladjusted and left without a sense of direction or a life goal towards which to work. The problem, therefore, becomes that of providing guidance service to high school students which equips them with basic knowledge of the requirements and qualifications needed to embark upon their chosen vocation.

THE PURPOSE

The purpose of this study is to gather and compile information concerning the types of vocational guidance services received in high school ty forty-five college freshmen majoring in agriculture at Prairie View Agricultural and Mechanical College.

In order to achieve this purpose the writer feels that the following questions should be answered:

1. To what extent were the students, while in high school exposed to the services of a vocational guidance counselor?

2. Did these students, while in high school, know the curriculum for a major in agriculture at Prairie View Agricultural and Mechanical College?

3. Were tests given these students to aid them in determining the field of agriculture as a major?

Committee Chair/Advisor

E. M. Norris

Publisher

Prairie View Agricultural And Mechanical College

Rights

© 2021 Prairie View A & M University

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

Date of Digitization

3/25/2022

Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View

MIME Type

Application/PDF

Share

COinS
 
 

To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.