4 Unlikely Degrees You Should Consider
Feeling uncertain or dispassionate about your study options? Perhaps the traditional, “go-to” degrees are not for you! Think beyond traditional degrees such as History and Literature and uncover possibilities that might be more interesting to you. Finding a degree that you love and is specialized will make you unstoppable in the labor market. Below you will find 4 unusual degrees that you may have never considered before. Maybe they are for you or maybe they aren’t – but they will most definitely get you thinking outside the box.
Michigan State University has a school specifically dedicated to the study of packaging. Who would have thought that packaging could be so complex! At this school you can study all of the different types of packaging in an effort to improve functionality and environmental impact.
2. Audio Technology
Are you passionate about creating music, listening to music, technology or even science? American University offers a degree in the field of Audio Technology giving students a fun and trendy environment to learn about science and sound.
3. Turfgrass SciencePenn State offers a degree in turf. It’s no walk in the park- this degree requires courses in biology, meteorology and chemistry. So if you are a science geek here is one interesting way to follow your passion! This concentrated study in turfgrass prepares you for careers in lawn care, sod production, athletic field creation/maintenance, management and much more.
4. Fermentation Sciences
Yes, it’s true - you can major in “beer.” No, this does not mean you will be consuming beer in your classes. In a college located in North Carolina students are given the chance to learn about the principles of fermentation sciences, systems design and engineering, as well as hands-on experience with production systems, water treatment and environmental remediation. If you enjoy science and beer/wine...this type of degree is right up your alley!
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