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Is my plan(triple major) viable? Worthless? Impossible?

Sethm2015Sethm2015 Registered User Posts: 142 Junior Member
Ok, so i am a senior in college right now with fairly good grades and tests (3.5 GPA (3.6-3.7 weighted)) (27 ACT).
I am looking at a 3,2,1 plan currently which consists of 3 associates(Poly sci, Criminal justice, speech comm), 2 bachelors (Poly sci, Speech Comm) and 1 other furtherance (Law or Master poly sci)

Because these fields are somewhat close to each other it should be around the same amount of time to finish them plus my grades are exponentially higher in these types of programs (English,History/politics) then science or math.
Any comments? Recommendations?

Replies to: Is my plan(triple major) viable? Worthless? Impossible?

  • UltimabladeUltimablade Registered User Posts: 585 Member
    The real question is... What is the point? Seeing as how most schools charge by semester hour you are basically throwing money away when you could be getting a graduate degree and/or working. Further more, none of these majors have good job prospects outside of Communications and in Political Science you pretty much need a PhD or Law degree to go anywhere big in the field.

    What I suggest doing is dropping the associates degrees and double majoring In either Political Science and Speech Comm and picking up a minor in economics, or double majoring in econ and speech Comm and minoring in political science.

    As for graduate degrees, I will not suggest masters in Poli Sci but will suggest a Law degree or doctorate in a Liberal Art (even Poli Sci). since you mentioned a disdain for math I would not suggest Econ as a PhD as they go beyond what some engineering students do in math.

    Anyway, Good Luck.
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