Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?
September 20, 2017, 01:10:52 pm
HomePredMockPollEVCalcAFEWIKIHelpLogin Register
News: Be sure to enable your "Ultimate Profile" for even more goodies on your profile page!

+  Atlas Forum
|-+  Forum Community
| |-+  Forum Community (Moderators: TexasGurl, Cath, Justice TJ)
| | |-+  College Major MegaThread
« previous next »
Pages: 1 [2] Print
Poll
Question: What was/is your college (undergraduate) major?
Social sciences (econ, sociology, polisci, etc.)   -45 (52.9%)
Natural sciences   -7 (8.2%)
Engineering   -5 (5.9%)
Math/Computer Science   -10 (11.8%)
Business (accounting, finance, etc.)   -8 (9.4%)
Humanities (philosophy, English, languages, etc.)   -8 (9.4%)
Other   -2 (2.4%)
Show Pie Chart
Total Voters: 85

Author Topic: College Major MegaThread  (Read 2748 times)
JerryArkansas
jerryarkansas
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 4198
United States


View Profile WWW
« Reply #25 on: December 17, 2015, 01:26:13 pm »
Ignore

US History/Polily Sci.  Going to us it and probably teach and maybe work in DC.
Logged

Del Tachi
Republican95
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 3900
United States


View Profile
« Reply #26 on: December 17, 2015, 04:51:29 pm »
Ignore

Agricultural Economics, so I picked social sciences even though it has aspects of business and the natural sciences. 
Logged

2017/18 Gubernatorial Endorsements:
AL - Kay Ivey (R)
CA - Gavin Newsom (D)
FL - Adam Putnam (R)
GA - Brian Kemp (R)
ID - Brad Little (R)
MI - Bill Schutte (R)
TN - Randy Boyd (R)

VA - Ed Gillespie (R)
angus
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 17463
View Profile
« Reply #27 on: December 17, 2015, 05:01:06 pm »
Ignore

I checked the Math/CS box even though I went on to a career in physics. As an undergrad I took more math than physics and tutored and graded math more than physics.

I also got my graduate degrees in something other than math, and I tutored more math than anything else as well, though I also tutored some physics, chemistry, and spanish.  I think I figured out that I like the applications of mathematical models to the physical world more than I like pure math, although I think that if I had experienced Ted Kaczynski's epiphanies early on, the way he did, I might have pursued higher math as a career.  I still find myself distracted by abstract patterns which may or may not have physical application.

Logged
Vosem
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 9710
United States


Political Matrix
E: 4.13, S: -6.26

P P

View Profile
« Reply #28 on: December 18, 2015, 12:21:42 am »
Ignore

Voted 'natural sciences' -- currently pursuing a double major in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology. Definitely going to do at least a minor in Spanish as well, and perhaps something with Biochemistry/Latin/Poli Sci. Having begun college as a junior as a result of my AP credit, I have lots of options, but unfortunately I'm an overambitious person and there's no way all the stuff I'd like to do could ever be accomplished. I hope to graduate after autumn semester 2018 -- no idea what I plan on doing after that.
Logged

I will NOT be accepting any result other than a victory for America's next President, Governor Gary Earl Johnson Angry
Clarko95
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 3178
Italy


View Profile
« Reply #29 on: December 18, 2015, 08:36:43 pm »
Ignore

Having begun college as a junior as a result of my AP credit

Holy sh_t
Logged

Miles
MilesC56
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 19451
United States


View Profile
« Reply #30 on: December 18, 2015, 08:44:16 pm »
Ignore

Double major in International Studies and Anthropology with Poli Sci minor.
Logged


ilikeverin
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 15817
Timor-Leste


View Profile
« Reply #31 on: December 19, 2015, 12:05:56 pm »
Ignore

Not allowing for multiple responses?  Rude.

My majors in undergrad were Linguistics and Psychology.  Linguistics may be considered a member of the humanities or social sciences depending on the school (MSU considered it in the humanities, as UMD does, but I think in terms of theoretical outlook it's best described as a social science).
Logged

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court in Atlasia
Averroės
Averroės Nix
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 10062


View Profile
« Reply #32 on: December 19, 2015, 03:57:47 pm »
Ignore

undergraduate degree in geography / graduate degree in Kafka studies
Logged
Cath
Cathcon
Moderator
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 20250
United States


View Profile
« Reply #33 on: December 19, 2015, 04:08:09 pm »

undergraduate degree in geography / graduate degree in Kafka studies

But don't you have a job? Weird.
Logged


America.
#TheShadowyAbyss
LibertarianRepublican
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 8952
United States


View Profile
« Reply #34 on: February 24, 2016, 09:28:53 am »
Ignore

I'll start with mine, I'm currently in the Bachelors of Science - Information Technology program right now at my 4-year college, I gotta say, I quite enjoy it.
Logged

And it keeps on falling down!
dead0man
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 27941
United States


View Profile
« Reply #35 on: February 24, 2016, 09:41:23 am »
Ignore

Flight Science was what I was going for when I started back in the stone(d) age, but then I dropped out and joined the USAF where I got training towards a Computer Science degree, but I never finished as I didn't need to.  Experience is more important than a piece of paper, at least to some employers.
Logged

“To oppose something is to maintain it.
They say here "all roads lead to Mishnory." To be sure, if you turn your back on Mishnory and walk away from it, you are still on the Mishnory road. To oppose vulgarity is inevitably to be vulgar. You must go somewhere else; you must have another goal; then you walk in a different road.”
― Ursula K. Le Guin, The Left Hand of Darkness
Claude Trollo
Kalwejt
Moderators
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 47882


View Profile
« Reply #36 on: February 24, 2016, 09:54:56 am »
Ignore

Arabic and Islamic studies.
Logged
ilikeverin
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 15817
Timor-Leste


View Profile
« Reply #37 on: February 24, 2016, 10:20:17 am »
Ignore

Linguistics (BA)/Psychology (BS).
Logged

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court in Atlasia
Crazy Grump Kid
GM3PRP
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 39780
Serbia and Montenegro
View Profile
« Reply #38 on: February 24, 2016, 10:26:02 am »
Ignore

Sigma Chi.
Logged

Grumps isn't the sharpest knife in the drawer, and shouldn't be taken seriously

I'm just a nice fellow in a cardigan...

“In America, the people govern, the people rule and the people are sovereign. I was elected not to take power, but to give power to the American people where it belongs.”
Torie
Moderators
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 35529
Samoa


View Profile
« Reply #39 on: February 24, 2016, 10:42:55 am »
Ignore

Business.
Logged
TexasGurl
texasgurl24
Moderator
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 10284
Palestinian Territory, Occupied


View Profile
« Reply #40 on: February 24, 2016, 10:44:11 am »

History.
Logged

Representative Illiniwek
Governor Illiniwek
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 3713


View Profile
« Reply #41 on: February 24, 2016, 11:10:04 am »
Ignore

Mechanical engineering --> law school now
Logged
Asian Nazi
d32123
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 2563
China


View Profile
« Reply #42 on: February 24, 2016, 11:15:39 am »
Ignore

I double majored in Political Science and East Asian Studies.
Logged

I'm not actually a Nazi.

Clarko95
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 3178
Italy


View Profile
« Reply #43 on: February 24, 2016, 11:18:23 am »
Ignore

Purdue: BS Accounting & International Business

UIC: BS Accounting & Italian studies

Bocconi: Laurea Magistrale NGO & Non-Profit Management
« Last Edit: February 24, 2016, 10:10:01 pm by Clarko95 »Logged

Grand Wizard Lizard of the Klan
kataak
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 1227
Vatican City State


Political Matrix
E: -4.52, S: 5.39

View Profile
« Reply #44 on: February 24, 2016, 11:30:02 am »
Ignore

Arabic and Islamic studies.

UW?

Bachelor: Economics (in English)
Masters: Economics and International Business (in English)

I am planning to start masters degree studies in history also.
Logged




Economic score: -4.52
Social score: +5.39
Claude Trollo
Kalwejt
Moderators
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 47882


View Profile
« Reply #45 on: February 24, 2016, 01:34:11 pm »
Ignore


Yes.
Logged
Fritz
JLD
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 5620
United States


View Profile
« Reply #46 on: February 24, 2016, 01:58:32 pm »
Ignore

Video Production.  Never got my career started in the field.
Logged

Хahar 🤔
Xahar
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 39217
Bangladesh


View Profile
« Reply #47 on: February 24, 2016, 08:47:02 pm »
Ignore

BA History, BA Economics, BS Mathematics
Logged

Update reading list

The idea of parodying the preceding Atlasian's postings is laughable, of course, but not for reasons one might expect.
Pages: 1 [2] Print 
« previous next »
Jump to:  


Login with username, password and session length

Logout

Powered by SMF 1.1.21 | SMF © 2015, Simple Machines