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UNIQUE MAJORS YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF

ENTERTAINMENT, ENGINEERING & DESIGN COMBO

The University of Las Vegas, Nevada, offers a rather unusual combination for students interested in Entertainment Engineering and Design.

This undergraduate major provides two academic paths for students who are interested in pursuing the interdisciplinary fusion of engineering and the fine arts that will allow them to succeed in the entertainment industry. The Entertainment Engineering & Design degree spans the disciplines of computer science, civil and structural engineering, mechanical engineering, and electrical and computer engineering.

Entertainment Engineering & Design emphasizes the importance of the creative process to the designing and building of engineered entertainment components. Students are educated in the application of high-level scientific and mathematical principles to the design, manufacture, and construction of structures, machines, processes, and live systems.

This degree program focuses on preparing students for a discipline that creates the highly technical designs that the entertainment industry has come to demand. Students within Entertainment Engineering & Design will emphasize their studies within the fields of structural engineering, robotics, acoustics and systems and live entertainment, enabling them to move into the highly technological world of entertainment design with a strong engineering background fused with an understanding of the relevance of fine arts to the entertainment industry.

To learn more about this major, check out the website: https://www.unlv.edu/degree/bs-entertainment-engineering-design

THE SCIENCE BEHIND BEAUTY PRODUCT DESIGN

The University of Toledo in Ohio offers a one-of-a-kind undergraduate major in Cosmetic Science and Formulation Design.
As part of the University’s College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, this particular major combines the study the art, science and business of cosmetics.

Students learn to develop, formulate and produce cosmetics and personal care products. They study regulations and how to assess products’ safety, performance and quality. Aside from studying key sciences, students also take business and economics courses and complete an internship. This gives graduates the flexibility to find careers in formulation development and manufacturing or the business side of the industry.

For more information about this major, go to: https://www.utoledo.edu/Programs/undergrad/Cosmetic-Science-and-Formulation-Design

CALLING ALL OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS!

The Bachelor of Science in Outdoor Products at Oregon State University will prepare students for a career in the outdoor industry. Leaders in the industry are looking to hire innovators who champion responsible systems approach to product commercialization with respect for our natural world.

In this interdisciplinary degree, students will study design, engineering, natural resources, outdoor recreation, sustainability, and business with expert faculty who have experience in research, industry and public agencies.

Students will get introduced to the full life cycle of a product, with courses that span from concept creation and design to commercialization to end-of-life. From resource management to outdoor leadership to sustainability, the program’s course of study emphasizes environmental stewardship and corporate responsibility.

Practicums, internships and capstone projects are part of the core curriculum. This is where personalization of your degree takes shape.

For more information about this unique major, go to: https://osucascades.edu/academics/outdoor-products

FUSING GEOGRAPHY WITH ANTHROPOLOGY?

Louisiana State University offers an undergraduate degree in Disaster Science and Management. This interdisciplinary program provides students who are interested in emergency management-related careers in the public, not for profit, and private sectors with a broad understanding of the nature and impact of disasters on the natural, built and human environments.

Furthermore, this degree serves as a basis for establishing strategies to effectively plan for disasters, mitigate the adverse effects of disasters, respond to disasters, and recover from disasters.

For more information about this program, check out the link: https://www.lsu.edu/ga/labs/disaster.php

CANCER RESEARCH ANYONE?

Do you want to make a difference in the fight against cancer? The University of Alabama at Birmingham is the only university in the United States with a cancer biology undergraduate program, which means students can get a head start on preparing for a career in research, treatment, and other areas.

To create this one-of-a-kind degree, UAB brought together high-level educators in both the Department of Chemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Cell, Developmental, and Integrative Biology in the School of Medicine.

The curriculum is designed to give students a comprehensive understanding of cancer cell biology and behavior – something that’s usually reserved for graduate students. And the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB, the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Alabama, means national leaders in both treatment and research will have ties to this program.

By the time a student graduates, they will have learned about areas such as chemotherapy, radiotherapy, immunotherapy, gene therapy, and much more.

Interested in a degree in the medical field or research, check out this program.
https://www.uab.edu/degrees/undergraduate/cancer-biology-bs

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