Differences between Major Satisfaction, University Life Adjustment, Self-Esteem and Career Identity according to the Time of Department Selection of Students in the Department of Occupational Therapy at One University

일 대학 작업치료학과 학생의 학과선택 시기에 따른 전공만족도, 대학생활적응, 자아존중감, 진로정체감의 차이

  • 정경아 (동신대학교 작업치료학과) ;
  • 조지현 (동신대학교 사회복지학과)
  • Received : 2015.08.05
  • Accepted : 2015.10.20
  • Published : 2015.10.31


The purpose of this study is to examine the differences between major satisfaction, university life adjustment, self-esteem, career identity according to the time of department selection of students in the department of occupational therapy. Frequencies, descriptive statistics, chi-square test, ANOVA was conducted using IBM SPSS Statistics 22. The major satisfaction and career identity have statistically significant difference according to the time of department selection. As the time of department selection was earlier(in high school), major satisfaction and career identity turned out to be higher than other times(before application period or application period). Thus, in order to effective life guidance and career guidance for the students in the department of occupational therapy after admission, the carrer programs that convergent the characteristics of the department of occupational therapy are needed.


The time of department selection;Major satisfaction;University life adjustment;Self-esteem;Career identity;Department of occupational therapy;Convergent carrer program


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