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One thing I will never understand is the education system in America. Why is it America that we have to take a course that is unrelated to our major? When I was in college studying extremely hard to graduate with that degree in Journalism, I was studying in classes such as biology and math. What am I going to do knowing the definition of an amoeba? How is that going to help me write an article on a presidential scandal? I mean really knowing what an amoeba is, is really going to help me write that article?

Another great example is if someone is studying to become a nurse or a physical therapist, how the hell is taking a physics or astronomy class going to help them later? Uh yeah you gotta work on your leg muscles here…and here..oh by the way did you know Saturn has 17 rings made of gas and rock? Really? Why would your patient need to know that?

Instead courses in college should primarily focus on what the student is majoring in and not force them to take some silly unrelated course just for the sake of making money off of them. Really we need to change the way the education system is being run. Same goes for high school. Senior year should focus on helping the student realize their interest and enlighten them on what they want to major it, not learning about the FOIL system.

The serious issue lies in college and universities really. This is where the defect lies and someone needs to fix it. If not well then I guess the next doctor out there will know the theory of relativity. Yeah..that’s going to really come in handy when he tells me I have seven days to live.


One Comment

  1. but then journalists would not be able to work at video game companies or anywhere else but media outlets.

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