Useless, that is, unless the student intends to make a living off promoting civil discord between identity groups and massive payouts from taxpayers, a mega-industry in recent decades:
From Eric Owens at Daily Caller:
Officials at the University of Wisconsin-Superior announced the elimination of nine undergraduate majors, as well as 15 minors and one graduate program.
Sociology, theater, art history, journalism and something called media studies are among Wisconsin-Superior’s newly suspended academic majors, reports local ABC affiliate WDIO. More.
Media studies? Come on. Journalism, like parenthood, is only learned by doing. The rest is fluff.
Reality check: Yes, hard to believe, but true. Sociology is a way of training Orwell’s Outer Party, the educated class whose control of information keep others from freedom.
Is it an outlier or a dam breaking? We’ll see.
See also: Britain’s Guardian registers as a US charity
All sides agree: progressive politics is strangling social sciences