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a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines

British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)

a university student who is studying a particular field as the principal subject

the principal field of study of a student at a university

have as one's principal field of study

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of greater importance or stature or rank

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greater in scope or effect

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greater in number or size or amount

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of the field of academic study in which one concentrates or specializes

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of a scale or mode

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of greater seriousness or danger

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of full legal age

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Although we did not obtain students' actual or likely majors, it is conceivable that students majoring in different disciplines (e.g., STEM and liberal arts) might report different perceptions of the appropriateness of reasons for changing a major.
A sophomore, Walsh is majoring in communications with a minor in American studies, with a concentration in journalism.
Are there influences which are different between students majoring in each of these?
A sophomore majoring in business management, she aspires to own a franchise of hair salons.
Table 1 Mean (and Standard Deviation) Interest in Their Majors Reported by Students Majoring in Education or Business by Year Major in College Education Business Year in College (n = 144) (n = 151) F p Freshmen 3.62 (.50) A 3.83 (.38) C 2.45 NS Sophomores 3.88 (.33) B 3.68 (.52) C 4.49 <.05 Juniors 3.90 (.30) B 3.82 (.39) C 1.05 NS Seniors 3.97 (.17) B 3.68 (47) C 12.38 <.001 All Years Combined 3.86 (.35) 3.80 (.41) 3.25 NS Note.
College of Pharmacy and Health Science, majoring in pre-dental.
A junior majoring in elementary education, she enjoys volunteering, and plans to become a teacher.
The daughter of Marie and William Herlich, she is majoring in sociology.
A senior majoring in psychology/pre-medicine, she plans to open an urban family clinic that serves low-income families.
Hannah Dalke, a senior majoring in international business in management
Miss Claflin University is Lavetta Germany, a senior majoring in biochemistry.
Andrew Bigelow, senior majoring in aerospace engineering.
The Decatur, Ga., native is a senior majoring in biology/pre-medicine.
Concetta Boschetto is a sophomore majoring in biology and biotechnology.
Kenetra LaToya Chandler is Miss Morris College and a senior majoring in business and office administration.