Professor Adams says the American Dream going forward may not be what it was for past generations.

"Parents always hope for a better life for their kids then they themselves have and they see their children move back home after college because they can't find a job and they're covered with a mound of debt."

Professor Adams says it's tougher for his students to find good work straight out of school.

Critics say the American Dream of a job and a house has changed to a part-time job and an apartment. University of Houston business Professor Dennis Adams says it's tougher for his students to get full-time work straight out of college.                  

"Everything from robots to computers are replacing jobs so when the nature of work changes the nature of pay changes."