You majored in what?!

June 04, 2014

Here are the 15 weirdest… I mean, unique… majors we’ve come across while compiling our major options for AdmitSee’s student database. There really is something for everyone!

  1. Bowling Industry Management, Vincennes University (Indiana)
  2. Theme Park Engineering, California State University Long Beach (California)
  3. Auctioneering, Harrisburg Area Community College (Pennsylvania)
  4. Gunsmithing, Lassen Community College (California)
  5. Folklore and Mythology, Harvard (Massachusetts)
  6. Bagpiping, Carnegie Mellon University (Pennsylvania)
  7. Bassoon Performance, The University of Arizona (Arizona)
  8. Bluegrass, East Tennessee State University (Tennessee) 
  9. Puppetry, University of Connecticut (Connecticut)
  10. Poultry Science, Texas A&M (Texas)
  11. Cannabis Cultivation, Oaksterdam University (California)
  12. Fermentation Sciences, Appalachien State (New York)
  13. Viticulture & Enology, Cornell (New York)
  14. Golf Course Management, University of Maryland (Maryland) 
  15. Turfgrass Science, Penn State University (Pennsylvania) 
At UConnn you can major in puppetry!
At UConnn you can major in puppetry!



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Stanford ‘19


Accepted to Stanford, Cambridge, Princeton, Yale, Brown, UPenn, Columbia, UC Berkeley, UCLA, Swarthmore, Barnard, Wellesley, Duke, NYU, BU

overly ambitious, passionately curious, helplessly perfectionistic
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MIT ‘20


Accepted to MIT, CalTech, UNC, Duke, Stanford, Harvard, UPenn

A hardworking student whose applications demonstrated my interest in STEM.
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Brown ‘21


Accepted to Brown, Vanderbilt, Smith, Harvey Mudd, Washington, UC Berkeley, Duke, UCLA, Swarthmore

I'm a daydreamer passionate about societal transformation... who also happens to spend way too much time watching makeup tutorials.
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Accepted to USC, NYU, UMich, UCSD, Rochester, BC, BU, Miami OH, Loyola U Chicago, Miami, U of Minnesota, Drexel, Illinois

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