They Cut That? 9 Strange Discontinued Majors

10/20/2010 05:20 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Recent budget cuts have led several universities to discontinue prominent majors. SUNY Albany took the axe to language and classic studies, and a number of Pennsylvania State campuses dismissed such keystones as Latin American studies, biological and physical studies and more. But some seemed to use reductions in state funding to engage in an academic spring cleaning -- finally ditching those majors that failed to attract enough student interest.

Below, 9 discontinued majors that made us wish we knew we could even study such topics.

Care to defend one of these, or alert us to something big that we missed? Share below!

Nine Discontinued Majors
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