Joyce Lain Kennedy

Expand your view while choosing a college major

DEAR JOYCE: A college student, I don't know what to major to choose. Help? -- D.D.

You're not the lone ranger on that question. An update of a book addresses it well: "They Teach That in College!?: A Resource Guide to More Than 100 Interesting College Majors" by Andrew Morkes ($19.95. third edition, College & Career Press).

According to the publisher, the latest edition features nearly 40 new majors plus 62 new interviews with college professors. New majors include alternative fuels, commercial space operations, computational finance, film scoring, human-centered design and engineering, mechatronics systems engineering, and social media.

DEAR JOYCE: In my...