Social science grads keeping pace with high-tech grads

Study of B.C. university grads shows that while those with degrees in applied fields earn more, that gap is not increasing in the new technology-driven economy: Statistics Canada
||Last Updated: 10/27/2003


tudents who come out of university with degrees in the social sciences aren’t falling behind their high-tech counterparts when it comes to income, according to Statistics Canada.

In a study of university graduates in British Columbia, Statistics Canada said there is little support for arguments that the value of a sciences, humanities or social sciences education has declined relative to an education in applied fields.