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盘点那些冷门又有趣的大学专业,你们学校有啥奇葩专业?

After completing the daunting task of the college entrance exam, choosing a university major is probably one of the most important decisions a young person will make in their life.

高考结束了,高三学生面对的下一难题则是选择一个适合他们的大学专业,这也是年轻人一生中最重要的决定之一。

Besides the more popular majors offered in colleges, there are also a number of majors available that allow students to take the road less traveled.

除了热门的专业之外,其实还有许多其他的专业可以让学生们在毕业后走上一条人迹罕至的职业道路。

Below is a list of weird college majors that you have probably never heard of.

以下则是一些你可能从未听说过的冷门大学专业。

盘点那些冷门又有趣的大学专业,你们学校有啥奇葩专业?

Candidates to take the national college entrance examination, or gaokao, walk into a test site at a high school with masks in Beijing on July 7, 2020. [Photo by Wang Zhuangfei/China Daily]

01  Bagpiping 风笛专业

Bagpipes have been a tradition at Carnegie Mellon University for over 75 years, and as such, they offer a Bagpipe performance major.

风笛在卡内基梅隆大学有超过75年的传统。因此,为了纪念学校的这一传统,卡耐基梅隆学院为风笛专门设立了一个名叫“风笛表演”的专业。

 

02  Citrus 柑橘类果实学

Florida Southern University offers the nation's only citrus program that provides students with expertise about growing citrus fruit and the industry.

南佛罗里达州大学提供美国独一无二的柑橘类果实学专业,为学生提供种植柑橘和柑橘产业的专业知识。

 

03  Farrier Science 蹄铁科学

Become a horseshoeing expert at Mesalands Community College in New Mexico, where they offer a degree in farrier science. It's about more than just shoeing a horse, teaching also how to run your own business.

成为新墨西哥州梅萨兰兹社区学院的蹄铁专家吧,此专业不仅教授本科学生蹄铁方面的专业知识,还会教一些经营企业类的基本知识。

 

04  Fermentation Studies 发酵学

Students can be prepared for the competitive fields of wine and brewing science at Appalachian State University.学生们在阿巴拉契亚州立大学可以学到葡萄酒领域以及酿造科学方面的专业知识。

05 Floral Management 花卉管理学

Mississippi State University offers a degree in floral management where students learn all of the ins and outs of the floricultural business. This includes, sourcing, purchasing, distributing, marketing and designing. Who knew flowers were so complicated?

密西西比州立大学提供花卉管理学位,学生们可以学习花卉种植业的来龙去脉,包括采购、分销、营销和设计。谁知道养花竟然这么复杂?

 

06  Mortuary Science 殡葬科学

Lincoln College of New England offers a degree in Mortuary science to students for a career in the funeral services field. It may sound morbid, but it's also recession proof.

新英格兰林肯学院为学生提供殡葬科学学位,为其在殡葬服务领域的职业生涯做好准备。这个行业虽然听起来有点病态,但至少不会被经济衰退所影响。

 

07  Recreation and Leisure Studies 休闲娱乐研究

This major combines the best part of college with going to class. This program offered by the University of North Texas includes classes in biology, human anatomy and planning and designing recreation, park, leisure and sport facilities.

该专业由北德克萨斯大学提供,课程包括:生物学、人体解剖学以及规划和设计娱乐公园、休闲和体育设施。休闲娱乐研究把大学最美好的部分和上课结合在了一起。

盘点那些冷门又有趣的大学专业,你们学校有啥奇葩专业?

Parents take photos for their children at Beijing No 80 Middle School after students completed this year's national college entrance examination, or  gaokao, on July 10, 2020. [Photo by Jiang Dong/chinadaily.com.cn]

08  Surf Science and Technology 冲浪科技

This two-year course offered by Plymouth University in the UK includes surf practice, culture and coastal environment classes.

这门由英国普利茅斯大学提供的两年制课程包括冲浪练习、文化学和海岸环境学。

 

09  Turfgrass Science 草坪科学

At Penn State, a facet of the agricultural sciences department is a program in turfgrass science. It aims to teach students about the scientific, and business side of the turfgrass industry.

草坪科学项目附属于宾夕法尼亚州立大学农业科学系中,该专业的主要目的是教学生草坪产业的科学及商业方面的知识。

 

10  Bowling Management 保龄球管理学

Students at Vincennes University can learn all about the bowling industry and how to manage a facility with the bowling management major.

文森大学的学生可以通过保龄球管理专业学习有关保龄球行业和保龄球设施管理方面的知识。

 

11  Adventure Education 荒野冒险教育学

Adventure junkies can get their fix and a college degree at Plymouth State University where the Adventure Education program offers classes in paddling, rock climbing, and mountaineering.

冒险爱好者可以在普利茅斯州立大学获得荒野冒险教育的大学学位,那里的冒险教育项目提供划船、攀岩和登山等课程。

 

12  Beatles Studies 披头士研究学

Liverpool is the home of The Beatles, and consequently, Liverpool Hope University offers a master's degree in The Beatles, Popular Music & Society.利物浦是披头士乐队的故乡。为了纪念披头士的历史,利物浦希望大学提供披头士、流行音乐与社会学的硕士学位。

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