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10 Colleges with Highly Specialized Majors

10 Colleges with Highly Specialized Majors
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Noodle Staff March 21, 2012

Bag piping? Citrus studies? Naval architecture? If you're looking for it, these schools have it.

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Are you looking for something a little bit different in your college major? Here are some seriously specialized majors and the schools where you can pursue them.


Good with your hands? Learn how to repair, modify, design or build firearms at Lassen Community College in Susanville, CA.

Bowling Industry Management

Bowling isn't just a game at Vincennes University in Vincennes, IN.

Musical Instrument Repair

Learn how to fix that old piano at Renton Technical College in Renton, WA.

Broadcast Meteorology

Take talking about the weather to the next level at Mississippi State University in Mississippi State, MS.


A future of military funerals and Irish festivals awaits you at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA.

Deaf Education

Learn how to truly serve those with hearing impediments at Flagler College in St. Augustine, FL.

Citrus Studies

Learn all about citrus fruits at Florida Southern College in Lakeland, FL.

Spanish-Colonial Furniture Making

Get the ins and outs of this specialized furniture construction at Northern New Mexico College in Espanola, NM.

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

This program at the Webb Institute in Glen Cove, NY teaches students how to design and build all kinds of seafaring vessels.

Aging Studies

At St. Bonaventure University in St. Bonaventure, NY you can study the human aging process.

Interested in reading about other unique college majors? Check out plenty more from Inside College here.


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