Connecting the Dots: Why a History Degree is Useful in the Business World. Credit: Bob Weidner Most faculty members have heard cynical parents making arguments like, “My kid should go for a straight business degree.
I am not paying for this fun stuff, like history. He needs a job to pay off all these loans! Besides, unlike majors such as engineering, computer science, and business, most college degrees are useless, for jobless blowhards. Ohio Council for the Social Studies.