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    The 10 Most Worthless College Majors – Holytaco

    On top of this, I believe the U of I has a "Leisure Studies" major.

    It's amazing what some people will waste their tuition on. The commentary on each one is pretty funny too



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    Re: Top 10 Most Worthless Majors

    We use to have leisure studies... pretty sure that was Tinsley's major.



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    Re: Top 10 Most Worthless Majors

    I want to see a list of the Top 10 Best Majors now



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    Re: Top 10 Most Worthless Majors

    Here's a summary:

    10. Art History
    9. Philosophy
    8. American Studies
    7. Music Therapy
    6. Communications
    5. Dance
    4. English Lit
    3. Latin
    2. Film
    1. Religion

    I would agree with the list - in terms of what degrees are least likely to get you a job. Once a person has a job, the worst paying fields I would argue, are those that deal w/ kids... i.e. social work, education, child care, etc. Nothing like putting money where it matters, right America.

    Anyway, read this article, it's pretty funny. Good find Cyched.


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    Re: Top 10 Most Worthless Majors

    People work eight hours/day and sleep eight hours/day. That leaves eight hours for "leisure." I spend lots of time planning my leisure time activities.


    Dean Wormer was wrong. Fat, drunk and stupid was a great way to go through college (all five years of it).

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    Re: Top 10 Most Worthless Majors

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyched View Post
    The 10 Most Worthless College Majors Holytaco

    On top of this, I believe the U of I has a "Leisure Studies" major.


    It's amazing what some people will waste their tuition on. The commentary on each one is pretty funny too
    Are you saying that ISU has dropped their Leisure Studies program?




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    Re: Top 10 Most Worthless Majors

    Quote Originally Posted by Aclone View Post
    Are you saying that ISU has dropped their Leisure Studies program?
    I believe so



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    Re: Top 10 Most Worthless Majors

    Eggsledder from UNI was a leisure studies major.



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    Re: Top 10 Most Worthless Majors

    Communications is a decent major. Otherwise the list looks fairly accurate. Most majors are fine if you know what to do with it.



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    Re: Top 10 Most Worthless Majors

    You can easily get into sales if you are a communications major. If you can sell, you'll make more than most engineers and attorneys.



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    Re: Top 10 Most Worthless Majors

    shout out to all the communications majors. thats mine! hahaha



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    Re: Top 10 Most Worthless Majors

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyched View Post
    The 10 Most Worthless College Majors Holytaco

    On top of this, I believe the U of I has a "Leisure Studies" major.

    It's amazing what some people will waste their tuition on. The commentary on each one is pretty funny too
    I am pretty sure it is still an honor to have a college degree. One stat I read was that only 37% of Americans have a four year degree. To call a college degree "worthless" is short-sighted and arrogant.


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    Re: Top 10 Most Worthless Majors

    In the words of Bill Murray from "Groundhog Day":

    "Fourteenth Century Italian Poetry? What a collossal waste of time!"



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    Re: Top 10 Most Worthless Majors

    Quote Originally Posted by CyDude16 View Post
    We use to have leisure studies... pretty sure that was Tinsley's major.
    It was Sociology, but it really doesn't make a difference because he was only enrolled for two semesters, and dropped out the last semester for the NBA.


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    Re: Top 10 Most Worthless Majors

    Quote Originally Posted by acgclone View Post
    You can easily get into sales if you are a communications major. If you can sell, you'll make more than most engineers and attorneys.
    If you can stop shaving and look pathetic while holding tin cup, you can make more than most engineers. Plus, we don't get free tickets to take "clients" to The Masters like the sales guys.


    Dean Wormer was wrong. Fat, drunk and stupid was a great way to go through college (all five years of it).

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