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Stereotyping by College Major

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  • MysticalkitesMysticalkites Registered User Posts: 366 Member
    LOL... that's not a good arch stereotype at all. I remember seeing a national involvement survey that architecture majors spend the most time studying/working, even more than engineers however not by that much.

    A good architecture major stereotype is a smart person who can't do the math of engineers.

    Or another one is the crazy designer.
  • keepittoyourselfkeepittoyourself Registered User Posts: 1,546 Senior Member
    Hah that's funny because an engineer stereotype is that they can't really do math. They just memorize formulae instead of doing real proofs.
  • tangentlinetangentline Registered User Posts: 1,116 Senior Member
    Sort of sort of. Formula memorizing makes things faster because it's a problem that's already solved and we're actually tackling problems that haven't been solved yet.

    Now engineers get to laugh at the bio folks and their memorization ~.
  • BioEcoBioEco Registered User Posts: 6 New Member
    Economics and Philosophy Double Major
  • larryle2larryle2 Registered User Posts: 72 Junior Member
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • larryle2larryle2 Registered User Posts: 72 Junior Member
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • CatriaCatria Registered User Posts: 11,349 Senior Member
    Economics and Philosophy: Will understand why not to take a certain course of action but will not be able to execute what could be a good course of action

    Biochemistry and molecular biology: Will manufacture their study drugs themselves

    International relations
  • WC4JamesWC4James Registered User Posts: 8 New Member
    loves the world and its problems--a world hero.

    Economics/Finance and German
  • CatriaCatria Registered User Posts: 11,349 Senior Member
    Wants to work for a German bank

    Special education
  • DreamSchlDropoutDreamSchlDropout Registered User Posts: 731 Member
    Special Education: Has a heart of gold, which is good because he/she will have to melt it down at some point in order to pay the bills.

    Sad but true.

    How about Land Management?
  • STheartSTheart Registered User Posts: 430 Member
    ^Hah, funny comment on SpEd. :)
    Ambitious, wants to make money, go-getter personality, hard hats.

    Social work
  • SpaceshipSpaceship Registered User Posts: 330 Member
    edited January 2016
    You're either exceedingly brave and self sacrificing or you don't know what you're getting in to.

    Urban studies and planning, minor in geographic information systems
  • FluentInCarbsFluentInCarbs Registered User Posts: 112 Junior Member
    Urban Studies: Wants to live in NYC, Chicago, Seattle, etc but won't be able to afford it.

    GIS: A bro who thinks they are a "scientist"

    Geology
  • whenhenwhenhen Registered User Posts: 5,638 Senior Member
    Someone who likes the three Bs; beer, beards, and basalt. Really likes the outdoors and sounding like a know it all to his friends when they go hiking. Used to be pretty confident about his post grad plans, but is now panicking after the collapse of oil prices.

    Geography with a computer science minor.
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