95% Of My College Courses Were USELESS. How About You?

Recently, I received my final transcript (I’m now out of college with a full time job), and looking at all the classes I passed made me realize just. how. useless. they. all. were.

I’m going to list out EVERY course I took (some facts may be modified to protect privacy), and why they were useless (Don’t even get me started on public grade school’s 12 years of US History.

If a class is BOLDED, I took it to satisfy “core curriculum” requirements that every college has (filler material to squeeze more tuition money out of parents)

Freshman Year

Chemistry 1 – Useless. Doesn’t relate to current job, haven’t used any curriculum to add value to life.

Macroeconomics 1 – All useless sans supply/demand curve concept.

Differential Calculus – Doesn’t relate to current job, haven’t used any curriculum to add value to life.

Integral Calculus – Doesn’t relate to current job, haven’t used any curriculum to add value to life.

Physical Education Class- Doesn’t relate to current job, haven’t used any curriculum to add value to life. (Took for easy grade)

Class About Medical Procedures – Doesn’t relate to current job, haven’t used any curriculum to add value to life.

Advertising 101 – Doesn’t relate to current job, haven’t used any curriculum to add value to life.

Chem 2 – Doesn’t relate to current job, haven’t used any curriculum to add value to life.

Film 101 Class – Doesn’t relate to current job, haven’t used any curriculum to add value to life.

Astronomy – Doesn’t relate to current job, haven’t used any curriculum to add value to life. Took for Easy A.

Sophomore Year

Foreign Language 1 – USEFUL!!! This foreign language has a strong international presence.

Writing Class 1 – Borderline useful because everybody’s got to learn how to write.

Statistics 1 – Doesn’t relate to current job, haven’t used any curriculum to add value to life.

US Government 1 – Doesn’t relate to current job, haven’t used any curriculum to add value to life.

Blowoff Comms Class 1 – Doesn’t relate to current job, haven’t used any curriculum to add value to life.

Theatre 1 – Doesn’t relate to current job, haven’t used any curriculum to add value to life.

Blowoff Social Studies Class 1 – Was trying to get GPA up to compete for internships

Blowoff Social Studies Class 2 – Was trying to get GPA up to compete for internships

Blowoff Film Class 1 – Was trying to get GPA up to compete for internships

Junior Year

Core Business Principles Class – Useless, whole curriculum can be easily googled.

Intro to IT – Useless, whole curriculum can be easily googled.

Accounting 1 – Useful.

Stats 2 – Useless. Doesn’t relate to current job, haven’t used any curriculum to add value to life.

Business Case Study Class – Doesn’t relate to current job, haven’t used any curriculum to add value to life.

Development Language 1 – Useful.

Business Law – Doesn’t relate to current job, haven’t used any curriculum to add value to life.

Business Ethics – Doesn’t relate to current job, haven’t used any curriculum to add value to life.

SQL DBMS – Useful.

Accounting 2 – Doesn’t relate to current job, haven’t used any curriculum to add value to life.

Senior Year

EVERY. CLASS. USELESS (10 total) EXCEPT FOR

Development Language 2 and Consulting Class (With real-world client)

What an absolute waste of fucking money. I wish my family was well connected so I could just hop straight into corporate without paying for a ticket (degree).

Do you have similar sentiments?

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Author: Wayne

Aspiring overachiever.

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