Date of Award


Degree Type


Degree Name

Doctor of Education

Major Professor

Druzilla C. Kent

Committee Members

Ilene Brown, Orin B. Graff, E. Ohmer Milton, W.W. Wyatt


Statement of the Problem

The purposes of this exploratory study were to identify: 1. Some of the factors (real or latent) which may have a bearing upon the reasons why students do or do not choose home economics as a major field of study in college. 2. Personality characteristics of individuals which tend to be dominant in a selected in a selected group who have chosen home economics as a area of specialization in college.

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