The African American Student's Guide to STEM Careers, 1st Edition

  • Robert T. Palmer
  • Andrew T. Arroyo
  • Alonzo M. Flowers III
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  • ISBN-10: 1610697367
  • ISBN-13: 9781610697361
  • DDC: 502.3
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 187 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released November 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Overview

This book comprehensively reviews the factors that facilitate access and success of Black students in STEM majors in higher education, and it shares compelling testimonies from Black STEM professionals that will help inspire the next generation of Black scientists and engineers.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Tables and Figures.
Foreword.
Acknowledgments.
How to Use This Book.
Introduction: The Importance of STEM to Black Students.
1: Planning for a Career in STEM.
2: Preparing for Success in STEM: Initiatives at the K–12 Level That Contribute to the Preparedness of Black STEM Students.
3: Financial Support for Black STEM Students.
4: Surviving and Thriving in the First Year of College.
5: Choosing a STEM Major.
6: Continuing on to Graduate School in STEM.
7: Choosing a Career in STEM.
8: Sharing Stories.
9: College and University Directories.
Bibliography.
About the Author.
Index.