Predicting the math/science career goals of low-income prospective first-generation college students.

@article{Garriott2013PredictingTM,
  title={Predicting the math/science career goals of low-income prospective first-generation college students.},
  author={Patton O. Garriott and Lisa Y. Flores and Matthew P. Martens},
  journal={Journal of counseling psychology},
  year={2013},
  volume={60 2},
  pages={200-9}
}
The present study used social cognitive career theory (SCCT; Lent, Brown, & Hackett, 1994) to predict the math/science goal intentions of a sample of low-income prospective first-generation college students (N = 305). Structural equation modeling was used to test a model depicting relationships between contextual (i.e., social class, learning experiences, proximal supports and barriers) and person-cognitive (i.e., self-efficacy, outcome expectations, interests, goals) variables as hypothesized… CONTINUE READING