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Discovery, The Student Journal of Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences

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Changing Career Paths In Environmental, Soil, And Water Science And Crop Management: Survey Results, Thalia M. Madewell, Kristofor Brye, Mary C. Savin Jan 2003

Changing Career Paths In Environmental, Soil, And Water Science And Crop Management: Survey Results, Thalia M. Madewell, Kristofor Brye, Mary C. Savin

Discovery, The Student Journal of Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences

Periodic assessment of goals is critical to maintaining a successful academic program. Two surveys were designed and distributed to alumni and potential employers of graduates of the Department of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences (CSES) in the summer of 2002 to assess the profitability of advanced degrees in terms of earning potential and to determine sectors of the workforce currently employing department graduates. The CSES Alumni Satisfaction Survey was sent to 792 department alumni, including graduates of the previous Agronomy program as well as the current Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences program. The CSES Employer Survey was distributed to 281 ...