Have you been considering what you’d like to major in as a college student?
Beyond your potential enjoyment of a given major, and the typical earnings associated with it, you should consider its overall difficulty. The truth is that some majors will require you to have fewer nonacademic commitments.
A new report by the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) groups the most popular college majors in seven categories and ranks them based on the hours of out-of-class preparation they typically entail. From most to least, these are . . .
- Physical sciences
- Biological sciences
- Arts & humanities
- Social sciences
Read more about the workload associated with each one at Yahoo! Education.
You can learn more about these different fields on the IN Blog.