KLRU American Graduate

African American Students Underrepresented in STEM Majors

Clip | 3m 20s

A recent study by Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce shows that African American students enroll at a higher rate in majors that will yield lower paying jobs, and enroll at lower rates in STEM fields. Students at UT say part of the problem is representation, but others wonder if the issue isn't enrollment rates, but rather how different jobs are valued.

Aired: 02/27/16

Rating: NR

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KLRU American Graduate is a local public television program presented by Austin PBS.