worst majors

Grad School Math: Which Degrees Are Worth the Debt

With unemployment high and wages stagnant, now's a rough time to be entering the job market. Historically, when a harsh economy awaits, young people tend to run for cover in grad school. It's a smart strategy -- unless you pick the wrong field of study.

Tweak Your Major, Transform Your Job Prospects

Unemployment among recent college grads is at 9.3% -- but not for every major. The good news is, you can follow your skills and passions and still find a job. The highest-unemployment majors are often related to options that use the same skills, but offer much better odds of a job.

China to Ax College Majors That Don't Lead to Jobs

For years, U.S. college students have been told that a some majors are one-way tickets to "Would you like fries with that?" But in China, educational officials aren't just warning students away from those majors -- they plan to trim or cut them altogether.