What is or was your major?

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#1 Posted by EagleEyedOne (1675 posts) -

What is your major in?

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#2 Posted by nomsayin (1346 posts) -

LGBT studies.

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#3 Posted by thriteenthmonke (49824 posts) -
Mechanical engineering.
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#4 Posted by lx_theo (6211 posts) -
Mechanical engineering. thriteenthmonke
Seconded
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#5 Posted by EmpCom (3451 posts) -
Biomedical sciences
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#6 Posted by mrmusicman247 (17601 posts) -
boob psychology
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#7 Posted by SaintLeonidas (26735 posts) -
International Business
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#8 Posted by lx_theo (6211 posts) -
boob psychology mrmusicman247
Do you ever use a therapy technique where you just sit down two of your clients and have them bounce their feelings off each other?
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#9 Posted by frannkzappa (3003 posts) -

Aeronautical engineering. PhD

aeronautical science. masters

physics. masters (mostly honorary, i had to take about a 1/4th the classes required)

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#10 Posted by TwistedShade (3139 posts) -

Boy these major's sound painfully hard. :o

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#11 Posted by nomsayin (1346 posts) -

Aeronautical engineering. PhD

aeronautical science. masters

physics. masters (mostly honorary, i had to take about a 1/4th the classes required)

frannkzappa
wow OT is smart. we got 2 doctors in here
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#12 Posted by frannkzappa (3003 posts) -

[QUOTE="frannkzappa"]

Aeronautical engineering. PhD

aeronautical science. masters

physics. masters (mostly honorary, i had to take about a 1/4th the classes required)

nomsayin

wow OT is smart. we got 2 doctors in here

i don't exactly have the hardest degrees, and i would assume most Dr's would enjoy forums.

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#13 Posted by mrmusicman247 (17601 posts) -
[QUOTE="mrmusicman247"]boob psychology lx_theo
Do you ever use a therapy technique where you just sit down two of your clients and have them bounce their feelings off each other?

that is my favorite part
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#14 Posted by EagleEyedOne (1675 posts) -
[QUOTE="frannkzappa"]

Aeronautical engineering. PhD

aeronautical science. masters

physics. masters (mostly honorary, i had to take about a 1/4th the classes required)

nomsayin
wow OT is smart. we got 2 doctors in here

School is the easiest part of success.
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#15 Posted by coolbeans90 (21305 posts) -

[QUOTE="nomsayin"][QUOTE="frannkzappa"]

Aeronautical engineering. PhD

 

aeronautical science. masters

 

 

physics. masters (mostly honorary, i had to take about a 1/4th the classes required)

frannkzappa

wow OT is smart. we got 2 doctors in here

i don't exactly have the hardest degrees, and i would assume most Dr's would enjoy forums.

i've heard rumors that aero is a b!tch

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#17 Posted by frannkzappa (3003 posts) -

[QUOTE="frannkzappa"]

[QUOTE="nomsayin"] wow OT is smart. we got 2 doctors in herecoolbeans90

i don't exactly have the hardest degrees, and i would assume most Dr's would enjoy forums.

i've heard rumors that aero is a b!tch

not if you love airplanes.:D

and believe me i'm obsessed with 'em.

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#18 Posted by coolbeans90 (21305 posts) -

[QUOTE="coolbeans90"]

[QUOTE="frannkzappa"]

i don't exactly have the hardest degrees, and i would assume most Dr's would enjoy forums.

frannkzappa

i've heard rumors that aero is a b!tch

not if you love airplanes.:D

 

 

and believe me i'm obsessed with 'em.

was referring to difficulty

they sound fun

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#19 Posted by valium88 (4455 posts) -

Organization and Management.

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#20 Posted by frannkzappa (3003 posts) -

[QUOTE="frannkzappa"]

[QUOTE="coolbeans90"]

i've heard rumors that aero is a b!tch

coolbeans90

not if you love airplanes.:D

and believe me i'm obsessed with 'em.

was referring to difficulty

they sound fun

difficulty smificulty, it's all about willpower. i was mediocre at math when i entered college, all i needed was some aerial motivation.

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#21 Posted by BenedictArnold7 (743 posts) -
Philosophy Major, Psychology Minor. Also whoever said that school is the easiest part of success is 100% right.
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#22 Posted by frannkzappa (3003 posts) -

Philosophy Major, Psychology Minor. Also whoever said that school is the easiest part of success is 100% right. BenedictArnold7

considering your major and minor i would say so.

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#23 Posted by redstorm72 (4646 posts) -

I did two years of Civil Engineering before switching to my current major, Criminology (with a minor in psychology).

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#24 Posted by foxhound_fox (96795 posts) -
On my transcript it says Asian Studies, but I had more credits in Religious Studies, and spent most of my final two years in that faculty.
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#25 Posted by coolbeans90 (21305 posts) -

[QUOTE="coolbeans90"]

[QUOTE="frannkzappa"]

not if you love airplanes.:D

 

 

and believe me i'm obsessed with 'em.

frannkzappa

was referring to difficulty

they sound fun

difficulty smificulty, it's all about willpower. i was mediocre at math when i entered college, all i needed was some aerial motivation.

kinda wish i had willpower. it comes in doses.

mostly rolling off an affinity for math and interest in fun stuffs, but that alone doesn't really cut it anymore, so have to do a bit of grinding.

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#26 Posted by TwistedShade (3139 posts) -

To answer the OP not starting until the fall. But I will probably go into Computer Science, although that may change since i'm really quite terrible at even basic mathematics.

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#27 Posted by coolbeans90 (21305 posts) -

Anyway, I am engineering science and mechanics with an emphasis in engineering physics which will net me a minor in both math and physics. Yes, it is ABET accredited.

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#28 Posted by frannkzappa (3003 posts) -

[QUOTE="frannkzappa"]

[QUOTE="coolbeans90"]

was referring to difficulty

they sound fun

coolbeans90

difficulty smificulty, it's all about willpower. i was mediocre at math when i entered college, all i needed was some aerial motivation.

kinda wish i had willpower. it comes in doses.

mostly rolling off an affinity for math and interest in fun stuffs, but that alone doesn't really cut it anymore, so have to do a bit of grinding.

that's a huge blessing.

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#29 Posted by frannkzappa (3003 posts) -

Anyway, I am engineering science and mechanics with an emphasis in engineering physics which will net me a minor in both math and physics. Yes, it is ABET accredited.

coolbeans90

what field do you plan to go into, if i may ask?

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#30 Posted by BenedictArnold7 (743 posts) -

[QUOTE="BenedictArnold7"]Philosophy Major, Psychology Minor. Also whoever said that school is the easiest part of success is 100% right. frannkzappa

considering your major and minor i would say so.

I don't know what Philosophy and Psychology are easier than. What is harder than that?
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#31 Posted by frannkzappa (3003 posts) -

[QUOTE="frannkzappa"]

[QUOTE="BenedictArnold7"]Philosophy Major, Psychology Minor. Also whoever said that school is the easiest part of success is 100% right. BenedictArnold7

considering your major and minor i would say so.

I don't know what Philosophy and Psychology are easier than. What is harder than that?

not my point, finding a job in philosophy is so much harder than the schooling, other majors can't compare.

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#32 Posted by coolbeans90 (21305 posts) -

[QUOTE="coolbeans90"]

Anyway, I am engineering science and mechanics with an emphasis in engineering physics which will net me a minor in both math and physics. Yes, it is ABET accredited.

frannkzappa

what field do you plan to go into, if i may ask?

Not sure, yet. I was thinking about going to grad school for aero b/c planes are fun, there is a bit in the way of aerospace in the NOVA area, and from what I gather, it pays reasonably well. Could do the same for mechanical, but I am not quite as interested in that. The other thought was perhaps going to medical school if I keep good grades, but that would entail doing a few things.

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#33 Posted by drokmore (1863 posts) -
Chemistry and Biology, chemistry was by far my favorite
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#34 Posted by frannkzappa (3003 posts) -

[QUOTE="frannkzappa"]

[QUOTE="coolbeans90"]

Anyway, I am engineering science and mechanics with an emphasis in engineering physics which will net me a minor in both math and physics. Yes, it is ABET accredited.

coolbeans90

what field do you plan to go into, if i may ask?

Not sure, yet. I was thinking about going to grad school for aero b/c planes are fun, there is a bit in the way of aerospace in the NOVA area, and from what I gather, it pays reasonably well. Could do the same for mechanical, but I am not quite as interested in that. The other thought was perhaps going to medical school if I keep good grades, but that would entail doing a few things.

funny usually the med students switch to engineering.

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#35 Posted by BenedictArnold7 (743 posts) -

[QUOTE="BenedictArnold7"][QUOTE="frannkzappa"]

considering your major and minor i would say so.

frannkzappa

I don't know what Philosophy and Psychology are easier than. What is harder than that?

not my point, finding a job in philosophy is so much harder than the schooling, other majors can't compare.

I wasn't looking for a job in philosophy or psychology... I was looking to learn things that were important to me. It was a perfect foundation for me.
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#36 Posted by OrkHammer007 (4753 posts) -

Associate's in programming. Studying for my BS in computer science.

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#37 Posted by frannkzappa (3003 posts) -

[QUOTE="frannkzappa"]

[QUOTE="BenedictArnold7"] I don't know what Philosophy and Psychology are easier than. What is harder than that? BenedictArnold7

not my point, finding a job in philosophy is so much harder than the schooling, other majors can't compare.

I wasn't looking for a job in philosophy or psychology... I was looking to learn things that were important to me. It was a perfect foundation for me.

good luck man, keep following your heart.

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#38 Posted by mindstorm (15254 posts) -
Holding a BA in Christian Studies and working on an MDiv in Christian Ministry.
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#39 Posted by frannkzappa (3003 posts) -

Holding a BA in Christian Studies and working on an MDiv in Christian Ministry.mindstorm

what are the courses like?

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#40 Posted by WiiRocks66 (3488 posts) -

Bioengineering. I might also minor in accounting. And I plan on using the bioengineering degree to get into medical school.

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#41 Posted by mindstorm (15254 posts) -

[QUOTE="mindstorm"]Holding a BA in Christian Studies and working on an MDiv in Christian Ministry.frannkzappa

what are the courses like?

The former degree dealt heavily with understanding the text of Scripture through such classes as Hermeneutics (interpretation of Scripture) and various book studies in Scripture. There were also classes dealing with counseling within the context of pastoral ministry and various research oriented classes.

The current degree deals more heavily with studying the original languages of Scripture (Greek and Hebrew), preaching, pastoral ministry, theology, and studies on various books in Scripture.

In other words, I heavily enjoy my classes. :P

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#42 Posted by frannkzappa (3003 posts) -

[QUOTE="frannkzappa"]

[QUOTE="mindstorm"]Holding a BA in Christian Studies and working on an MDiv in Christian Ministry.mindstorm

what are the courses like?

The former degree dealt heavily with understanding the text of Scripture through such classes as Hermeneutics (interpretation of Scripture) and various book studies in Scripture. There were also classes dealing with counseling within the context of pastoral ministry and various research oriented classes.

The current degree deals more heavily with studying the original languages of Scripture (Greek and Hebrew), preaching, pastoral ministry, theology, and studies on various books in Scripture.

In other words, I heavily enjoy my classes. :P

how did they deal with the differing interpretations among sects? do you study all or do they just focus on the schools particular sect (if they have one).

do you get into theological metaphysics, for example how many angles can fit on the head of pin and what not?

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#43 Posted by Jakesta7 (2470 posts) -

Biochemistry.

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#44 Posted by LZ71 (10524 posts) -
Aero & Astronautical engineering, entering college in the fall.
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#45 Posted by mindstorm (15254 posts) -

how did they deal with the differing interpretations among sects? do you study all or do they just focus on the schools particular sect (if they have one).

 

do you get into theological metaphysics, for example how many angles can fit on the head of pin and what not?

frannkzappa

With regard to sects or denominations, though the schools themselves are Southern Baptist you need not be Southern Baptist to attend them. Grades are more decided upon the students ability to argue their point (regardless of whether the professor agrees with the conclusion) and the student's ability to recollect the material from notes and reading. However, as I myself am Southern Baptist I especially do not have too much of an issue with any disagreements.

With regard to the philosophical side of things, most of that is restricted to specific classes. My desire is to pastor a church of stubborn people to love their God and love their community. As such, that sort of question would be of secondary importance to me. Back when I first started with my BA I did very much enjoy the more philosophical side of theology and apologetics but my reasoning was more because it made me feel intellectually superior. As such, my reasoning for studying such things were quite selfish in nature. Certainly I still am required to take such classes as Philosophy of Religion but it's a minor point to my degree.

My point is this - I want to know what the Bible does clearly state. All that is theologically related that is merely assumed is of much less importance to me.

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#47 Posted by frannkzappa (3003 posts) -

[QUOTE="frannkzappa"]how did they deal with the differing interpretations among sects? do you study all or do they just focus on the schools particular sect (if they have one).

do you get into theological metaphysics, for example how many angles can fit on the head of pin and what not?

mindstorm

With regard to sects or denominations, though the schools themselves are Southern Baptist you need not be Southern Baptist to attend them. Grades are more decided upon the students ability to argue their point (regardless of whether the professor agrees with the conclusion) and the student's ability to recollect the material from notes and reading. However, as I myself am Southern Baptist I especially do not have too much of an issue with any disagreements.

With regard to the philosophical side of things, most of that is restricted to specific classes. My desire is to pastor a church of stubborn people to love their God and love their community. As such, that sort of question would be of secondary importance to me. Back when I first started with my BA I did very much enjoy the more philosophical side of theology and apologetics but my reasoning was more because it made me feel intellectually superior. As such, my reasoning for studying such things were quite selfish in nature. Certainly I still am required to take such classes as Philosophy of Religion but it's a minor point to my degree.

My point is this - I want to know what the Bible does clearly state. All that is theologically related that is merely assumed is of much less importance to me.

the great apologetics are possibly my favorite part about the christian religion (academically). the way they used platonic styled polemics always deeply impressed me, and are all great reads be you christian or otherwise .

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#48 Posted by mindstorm (15254 posts) -
the great apologetics are possibly my favorite part about the christian religion (academically). the way they used platonic styled polemics always deeply impressed me, and are all great reads be you christian or otherwise .frannkzappa
1 Peter 3:15 states, "But in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect." I have so greatly loved this passage as I have grown as a Christian. During my time of studying apologetics the defense and reasoning aspect of this verse were of most significance to me. I loved studying anything and everything related to defending the faith. However, over time my emphasis changed. My greatest passion in studying has begun to be less with regard to the philosophical reasoning behind the Christian faith and more with regard to the hope within the Christian faith. If I can reason with the best of them and do not live as if I have a hope in Christ then there will be no person asking for the reason for that hope. As such, the intellectualism behind the faith becomes a vain ambition that is only for my own benefit. My emphasis in life has therefore now become to find my joy in Christ and not some intellectual pursuit.
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#49 Posted by lostrib (49999 posts) -

really small shit

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#50 Posted by EagleEyedOne (1675 posts) -

really small shit

lostrib
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