If not, check your archive again. The email announced a new web site called Focal Point, which provides brief information about concentration programs all on one page. It’s primarily designed for underclassmen to explore their options, but we think it’s worth a look anyway–if only because it’s really, really pretty. The thumbnails above are taken from the departments’ own websites, and apparently lots of them study old buildings and fall leaves. If you’re an upperclassman wondering where your concentration might lead you once you graduate, check out the information about what recent grads are doing in the real world. (Spoiler alert: you’re likely to end up in academia or in investment banking.)
If you’re concerned about making good money at any point in your career, you might want to look at a list compiled by payscale.com, highlighting the eight lowest paid majors.
Brown only actually has three of them — art, education and religious studies. Does that mean we’re doing better than average?
Probably not, as more than half the concentrations Brown offers are not terribly career-relevant. Maybe Brown students are just better at spinning their bizarre courses to potential employers.