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What Was Your College Major?

I'm Asking: What Was Your College Major?

A bunch of my college friends are coming into town tomorrow and their visit has me reminiscing about the time when we all met. My friends majored in subjects across the board, from economics to dramatic arts. I loved my college major and would choose it again in a heartbeat, though I know many others who wish they had chosen differently. What was your college major? Would you have selected it if you could go back and do it again?


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The-City-Girl The-City-Girl 7 years
I majored in history with a focus on 19th century UK history, which I wouldn't change for the world. I think that the approach to teaching it has vastly improved in postmodern times; it's no longer just what famous people did and the dates upon which they did them. It's a completely fascinating subject that blends all the liberal arts disciplines, so you gain great understanding of psychology, biological sciences, religious philosophy, architecture, war studies, etc. I loved every second of it and it trained me to be a great researcher and writer. My minor was Art History because I went to undergrad in London where some of the best art in the word resides, so instead of sitting in front of slides, we would have our lectures in front of the original work itself. It was incredible. That's also another reason I studied history--half of our lectures were walks through historic streets, seeing the actual locations where epochal events took place. So it really brought everything I was studying to life.
mek123 mek123 7 years
Business for both undergrad and graduate school
StephMFundazu StephMFundazu 7 years
Public Accounting, planning on getting my CPA and maybe even go to grad school for a MBA!
melindasr5 melindasr5 7 years
Psychology and Gender Studies. I started as a Biology major, then switched to Pre-Med sophomore year. I dropped that pretty quickly (thank Organic Chem) and ended up with Psychology. I wish I had taken more math/statistics and computer courses.
doleychitown doleychitown 8 years
Double major: Political Science and African & African-American Studies
minxa25 minxa25 8 years
currently working for NHS in England .. really flexibliltybfore I go back to school
minxa25 minxa25 8 years
i'm look to into medicine
minxa25 minxa25 8 years
B.S Biology with a minor in psychology an a keen interest in social justice.
seniouxa13 seniouxa13 8 years
i'm an incoming junior majoring in computer science
shannon_xo shannon_xo 8 years
I have an honours English degree with a minor in psychology!! I wouldn't change my degree for the world! i currently work in sales for a publishing company. An English degree gives you skills that prepares you for many different jobs.
Rebecca14916991 Rebecca14916991 8 years
I'm a BA of Biological Sciences with a minor in Psychology. I love it! I'm especially excited because I get to take a course on embryology and another on physiological psych next semester! I don't graduate for two years yet, but I'm looking into maybe becoming a Physician's Assistant with an ob/gyn focus or a genetic counselor.
luna08 luna08 8 years
I love this thread! It's really interesting.
sonya-ina sonya-ina 8 years
sonya-ina sonya-ina 8 years
BA in Contemporary Arts, my concentration was Music Industry. I worked in the music biz for a while, but now I'm the project manager for an interaction advertising and design studio, hooray!
skukie skukie 8 years
I majored in French and minored in Art History. I'm going back soon to get my Master's in either Art History or Museum Studies. My French degree turned out to be useful, I actually use my French as an underwriting technician.
KJ1185 KJ1185 8 years
Criminal Justice. Right now I'm a paralegal and plan to go to law school in 2010 so no I would not change it at all!
msshellokitty msshellokitty 8 years
fashion merchandising
smaine07 smaine07 8 years
I went from computer science to a Major in social work with a minor in sociology.. I am still working towards that and may change again. lol
bsglrok132 bsglrok132 8 years
I started out in international relations, which I LOVED, but I'm recently married so I don't want to do the traveling that is involved right now. I'm changing to Communications/public relations next year...hopefully there won't be any problems finding jobs when I graduate.
chiaramw chiaramw 8 years
I had a double major in politics and economics. I don't regret picking those two areas of study but I don't use either in the line of work I'm in now!
ohkate ohkate 8 years
BFA in Photography
Kimpossible Kimpossible 8 years
Wow! Look at all of you! I'm envious of all of you women who went to college. I never did go, and it's something I'm so sorry I didn't do (not for the degree necessarily but for the life experience) which is why I'm really encouraging my own children to go to college. I was never encouraged to go ("back then" it wasn't presented as an option. Women were supposed to get married and have children, according to my Dad anyway - thankfully my Dad has since changed his opinion on this but it doesn't help me now lol). You all should be very proud of yourselves!!
lovelie lovelie 8 years
I was a Finance & Business Law Major, PoliSci Minor for undergrad. Now I'm on my way out of law school with an emphasis in Environmental & Public Law
rhythmblues9 rhythmblues9 8 years
I was a media studies major and I minored in politics. Even though I'm removed from both of those areas, I would choose them again. As I have come to realize, your college major is less of a predictor of what you'll do in the future than your own determination. I'll be focusing in on a graduate degree soon, which I'm relying on more to take me down my desired career path.
bg2007 bg2007 8 years
Had a double major in Soviet History and Russian Studies.
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