Humanities +, the great blog about employment in the humanities, run by Scott Sprenger at Brigham Young University drew our attention to an article in the  NYT of 18 April:
“[My daughter] Caitlin is graduating from a liberal arts college in Pennsylvania next month, and I emailed her today to ask which was harder during the past four years — her business classes or her Spanish courses. Her reply was ‘Spanish hands down.'”
But is Spanish a practical choice? – the article continued:

When PayScale conducted its latest annual survey of starting and mid-career salaries for college grads in dozens of college majors, business came in as the 60th best-paying college degree. It fared worse than such supposedly impractical degrees as history, political science and philosophy.

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