You majored in what?!

June 03, 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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