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The Easiest College Majors

Student education
January 31st, 2015

Let’s face it- not everyone goes to college to get a life-changing education. For a lot of college kids, it’s all about the parties, co-eds and fun.

Especially for the people who go for the easiest college majors out there. Here are a few examples. (Apologies in advance for those who studied these)

Hospitality Management

First off, what does that even mean? You’re managing how hospitable something is? So you take classes on how to fold sheets and towels?

Hospitality management usually means you’re going to be managing restaurants and hotels. But here’s the thing- why do you need a degree for that? 16 year olds manage restaurants after being there for a few years. And unless you’re planning on becoming the head of a major hotel, it doesn’t make sense to get this major.

Unless, of course, you’re really interested in folding laundry.

Sociology

Psychology is difficult- let’s get that out of the way.

But as for sociology… it’s kind of the dumb, picked on cousin of psychology. It’s for people who want to get a science degree but can’t really make it in one of the harder ones.

Either that, or they just realize sociology is much easier. After all, what does someone with a sociology degree do? They learn about populations and societies and then… what? It’s difficult to say, and even most people who get the degree can hardly explain why they got it.

Film

This is another one of those degrees where you have to wonder why they go to school for it.

After all, what is there to study about film? A few classes on the history of film of course, because the college needs to somehow fill up about 120 credit hours. Then they have you learn some stuff about the English language, because you can’t manage films without good grammar.

And then… it’s tough to say. You wouldn’t think learning about movies would constitute an entire major, yet somehow some colleges make a whole lot of money teaching this stuff.

Women’s Studies

You really only need to do one thing to get through college with this degree- blame men.

This degree serves two main purposes. First, it allows the college to make money off of women who want to blame men for everything wrong in the world. Second, it gives guys a great ratio of females to males in their classes.

Communications

This might be the worst one on the list.

What is communications, exactly? Does getting a degree in communications mean you’ll be able to give excellent speeches, write amazing articles and speak in Morse code?
…no. A communications degree basically means that you can read. This major basically seems like a history class, and it doesn’t prepare you all that well for any job.

But hey- it sounds good, right?

That’s Enough

This article wasn’t meant to bash these majors, but… come on. When you sign up for one of these, or something like English or Journalism, you have to know that you’re walking down easy street.
And that’s fine- just keep that in mind when you’re struggling to find a job in 5 years and that engineering major is making good money.


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