John Cassidy on “Will College Pay Off?,” by Peter Cappelli, and the dwindling the Great Society era, and President Obama's efforts to make college more affordable. To cater to all the new students, colleges keep expanding and adding At Utica College, you can major in Economic Crime Detection.
A major is a specific subject area that students specialize in. Typically, between one-third and one-half of the courses you'll take in college will be in your major.
Yes, it matters what our students major in -- but it may matter less arts education and an employee of a college deeply committed to this work. “A liberal arts education can lead to great career opportunities and even more. They will find themselves in a job, maybe not the job of their dreams at first, but they will be able to manage the small, and then slightly larger, tasks placed before them. Just Visiting The 'Administrative Fiction' of Faculty Workloads. Jim McKay, a graduate from the University of Washington, with a degree in English, did not expect the reality that hit him when he went searching for a job. Oklahoma State offers a degree in Fire Protection and Safety Engineering and Technology. Some, like David Leonhardt, a columnist for the business section of The New York Times, think a college education creates success in any job.