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How do student athlete academic pursuits compare to their classmates? Check out the differences:
The most common major among players in the NCAAA basketball tournament: business. 140 players take Business, Marketing, Finance and other related academic majors, according to research collected by Slate.
Here are the most popular majors:
- Sports Management
- Sociology/Social Work
- Criminal Justice/Criminology, and
How does that compare with the general population? Here are the most popular bachelor’s degrees, according to the National Center for Education Statistics:
- Social Sciences/History
- Health Professions/related sciences
- Visual/Performing Arts
- Engineering/Engineering Technologies, and
- Communications, Journalism and Communications Technologies.
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