Curiosity Poll - What was your undergraduate major?

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Your undergraduate major

English
48
7%
Political Science
162
24%
Philosophy
84
12%
History
70
10%
Other (Humanities)
184
27%
Engineering
46
7%
Computer Science
13
2%
Biological Science
26
4%
Physical Science
14
2%
Other (Hard Science)
36
5%
 
Total votes: 683

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T6Hopeful
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Re: Curiosity Poll - What was your undergraduate major?

Postby T6Hopeful » Thu Dec 23, 2010 12:48 am

Neither of my majors are up here... one is Urban Planning/Public Policy which is distinctly NOT political science, and a foreign language (European).

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santisuk
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Re: Curiosity Poll - What was your undergraduate major?

Postby santisuk » Thu Dec 23, 2010 12:55 am

Journalism and Sociology (both in the "other" category).

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Re: Curiosity Poll - What was your undergraduate major?

Postby NZA » Thu Dec 23, 2010 12:57 am

T6Hopeful wrote:Neither of my majors are up here... one is Urban Planning/Public Policy which is distinctly NOT political science, and a foreign language (European).


...you majored in European? :P

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Re: Curiosity Poll - What was your undergraduate major?

Postby skirschner1 » Thu Dec 23, 2010 1:01 am

Finance

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Adjudicator
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Re: Curiosity Poll - What was your undergraduate major?

Postby Adjudicator » Thu Dec 23, 2010 1:10 am

I majored in Philosophy but now I wish that I had majored in Economics.

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Re: Curiosity Poll - What was your undergraduate major?

Postby balenciagar » Thu Dec 23, 2010 1:19 am

Math? anyone?

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Re: Curiosity Poll - What was your undergraduate major?

Postby CSCS Trainer » Thu Dec 23, 2010 3:04 am

Exercise Physiology & Nutrition

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T6Hopeful
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Re: Curiosity Poll - What was your undergraduate major?

Postby T6Hopeful » Thu Dec 23, 2010 3:46 am

NZA wrote:
T6Hopeful wrote:Neither of my majors are up here... one is Urban Planning/Public Policy which is distinctly NOT political science, and a foreign language (European).


...you majored in European? :P

:lol: Hahaha, I just didn't want to list it specifically because I rarely run into people with this language, so I felt like that would've been outing myself for sure. Maybe towards the end of the cycle, though.

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Re: Curiosity Poll - What was your undergraduate major?

Postby framboozer » Thu Dec 23, 2010 4:07 am

Primary major in History, but I do have full-on additional majors in International Relations (do not like the major at all), Spanish (because I love studying languages and couldn't stop), and International Studies (essentially compensation for doing two difficult language-intensive education abroad programs), and a minor in French plus a few extra French courses, but not enough for the major (once again, because I love languages and couldn't stop). I chose my classes very carefully and came into college with a lot of credits, so I was able to do all of them. I really wish I had chosen Economics or something completely different instead of International Relations. I enjoy my poli sci classes by far the least.

What can I say? I love school. They're not the most difficult majors, but I definitely feel like I've learned a lot and challenged the way I think. Hopefully they prepare me for law school.

NZA, your major does sound really appealing.

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Re: Curiosity Poll - What was your undergraduate major?

Postby kitmitzi » Thu Dec 23, 2010 4:08 am

I overdosed on humanities during undergrad. Triple in sociology, anthropology, and women and gender studies. (triple doesn't mean I did more work than other people, just that I took a ton of courses in those 3 departments). Relevance of those majors to law? meh. But it sure was a lot of papers.

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Re: Curiosity Poll - What was your undergraduate major?

Postby ahduth » Thu Dec 23, 2010 11:26 am

T6Hopeful wrote:Neither of my majors are up here... one is Urban Planning/Public Policy which is distinctly NOT political science, and a foreign language (European).


Noice, a close friend of mine was an Urban Planning major. She's now taking scalps as an anti-trust litigator with big NYC firm.

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Re: Curiosity Poll - What was your undergraduate major?

Postby krad » Thu Dec 23, 2010 11:31 am

Completed half of a Biology major, Environmental Studies minor (NZA oh heyyyy), then switched my major to Geography 8)

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Re: Curiosity Poll - What was your undergraduate major?

Postby Bosque » Thu Dec 23, 2010 2:38 pm

Electrical.

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Re: Curiosity Poll - What was your undergraduate major?

Postby jgloster » Thu Dec 23, 2010 3:52 pm

Hate to harp on what others have brought up already, but where the fuck is econ? One of the top 5 majors for people applying to law school, and falls into neither the hard science or humanities category...

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Re: Curiosity Poll - What was your undergraduate major?

Postby artichoke » Thu Dec 23, 2010 3:56 pm

jgloster wrote:Hate to harp on what others have brought up already, but where the fuck is econ? One of the top 5 majors for people applying to law school, and falls into neither the hard science or humanities category...


woah buddy

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Re: Curiosity Poll - What was your undergraduate major?

Postby jgloster » Thu Dec 23, 2010 4:04 pm

artichoke wrote:
jgloster wrote:Hate to harp on what others have brought up already, but where the fuck is econ? One of the top 5 majors for people applying to law school, and falls into neither the hard science or humanities category...


woah buddy


YEA IM PISSED he left off my major

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Re: Curiosity Poll - What was your undergraduate major?

Postby djjf39 » Thu Dec 23, 2010 4:07 pm

We didn't have majors at my school, cause hippies dislike structure/credit requirements. If we had had majors I would have been:

Major: Philosophy/Poli Sci
Minor: Women, Booze, Dysfunctional Relationships

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Re: Curiosity Poll - What was your undergraduate major?

Postby artichoke » Thu Dec 23, 2010 4:07 pm

jgloster wrote:
artichoke wrote:
jgloster wrote:Hate to harp on what others have brought up already, but where the fuck is econ? One of the top 5 majors for people applying to law school, and falls into neither the hard science or humanities category...


woah buddy


YEA IM PISSED he left off my major


heh heh

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Re: Curiosity Poll - What was your undergraduate major?

Postby artichoke » Thu Dec 23, 2010 4:08 pm

djjf39 wrote:We didn't have majors at my school, cause hippies dislike structure/credit requirements. If we had had majors I would have been:

Major: Philosophy/Poli Sci
Minor: Women, Booze, Dysfunctional Relationships


You and 99% of the male undergraduate population.

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Re: Curiosity Poll - What was your undergraduate major?

Postby krad » Thu Dec 23, 2010 4:09 pm

djjf39 wrote: We didn't have majors at my school, cause hippies dislike structure/credit requirements. If we had had majors I would have been:

Major: Philosophy/Poli Sci
Minor: Women, Booze, Dysfunctional Relationships


:lol:

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Re: Curiosity Poll - What was your undergraduate major?

Postby djjf39 » Thu Dec 23, 2010 4:11 pm

artichoke wrote:
djjf39 wrote:We didn't have majors at my school, cause hippies dislike structure/credit requirements. If we had had majors I would have been:

Major: Philosophy/Poli Sci
Minor: Women, Booze, Dysfunctional Relationships


You and 99% of the male undergraduate population.[/quot]

I really can't dispute this, but I, at least, was unburdened by the weight of worrying about a GPA as we didn't have those either; so I really did have time to kill.

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Re: Curiosity Poll - What was your undergraduate major?

Postby rinkrat19 » Thu Dec 23, 2010 4:13 pm

Environmental Engineering. Mostly ChemE with some CivilE/Engr. Management mixed in.

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Re: Curiosity Poll - What was your undergraduate major?

Postby artichoke » Thu Dec 23, 2010 4:14 pm

djjf39 wrote:
artichoke wrote:
djjf39 wrote:We didn't have majors at my school, cause hippies dislike structure/credit requirements. If we had had majors I would have been:

Major: Philosophy/Poli Sci
Minor: Women, Booze, Dysfunctional Relationships


You and 99% of the male undergraduate population.[/quot]

I really can't dispute this, but I, at least, was unburdened by the weight of worrying about a GPA as we didn't have those either; so I really did have time to kill.


Yeah, you and 99% of the male undergraduate population.

By the way, I like your tar.

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Re: Curiosity Poll - What was your undergraduate major?

Postby djjf39 » Thu Dec 23, 2010 4:17 pm

artichoke wrote:
djjf39 wrote:
artichoke wrote:
djjf39 wrote:We didn't have majors at my school, cause hippies dislike structure/credit requirements. If we had had majors I would have been:

Major: Philosophy/Poli Sci
Minor: Women, Booze, Dysfunctional Relationships


You and 99% of the male undergraduate population.[/quot]

I really can't dispute this, but I, at least, was unburdened by the weight of worrying about a GPA as we didn't have those either; so I really did have time to kill.


Yeah, you and 99% of the male undergraduate population.

By the way, I like your tar.


Touché \Thread Derailment

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Re: Curiosity Poll - What was your undergraduate major?

Postby krad » Thu Dec 23, 2010 4:18 pm

artichoke wrote:
djjf39 wrote:
artichoke wrote:
djjf39 wrote:We didn't have majors at my school, cause hippies dislike structure/credit requirements. If we had had majors I would have been:

Major: Philosophy/Poli Sci
Minor: Women, Booze, Dysfunctional Relationships


You and 99% of the male undergraduate population.[/quot]

I really can't dispute this, but I, at least, was unburdened by the weight of worrying about a GPA as we didn't have those either; so I really did have time to kill.


Yeah, you and 99% of the male undergraduate population.

By the way, I like your tar.


FTFY ;)

Edit: /my derail




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