Talking About Leaving: Why Undergraduates Leave the Sciences
Elaine Seymour, Nancy M. Hewitt 1997 Westview Press Boulder, CO
This books examines at the results of a three-year, multi-campus survey about the reasons why undergraduate students switch from science, mathematics, and engineering majors to nonscience majors. There are chapters on preparation, careers and lifestyles, and gender and race issues along with first-hand accounts of student experiences. There is also an overview chapter which details the study's methodology and results.