Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Top 13 "Most Useful" College Majors


This Newsweek article from the end of April ranks the "common foreign languages" 10th in the list of 13 "most useful" college majors.  This is great news that merits sharing with our students whenever they show an interest in majoring or demonstrate special language abilities.

NEWSWEEK WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 2012The 13 Most Useful* College Majors (As Determined By Science)
1. Nursing 
6. Finance 
13. Economics 
*Useful, for our purposes, is defined by majors most likely to lead to less unemployment and higher earnings, and which are in industries projected to grow in the next decade according to research from Georgetown University and data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.