Interesting Topics to Study

Instructor: Shelby Golden
Just about every field of study interests different people for different reasons. What subject interests you? Read on to learn about a few popular topics to study, and see resources that can help pin down the perfect field for you.

The Hardest Part: Picking Your Topic

Before deciding what you want to study, think about your inherent interests. Do you have a particular passion, or something you know you dislike? Maybe there's a broad field that's intriguing, like environmentalism, business marketing or ancient history.

  • Are you looking for an essay topic? If so, try some brainstorming techniques to narrow down your search.
  • If you're looking for a major topic you'll study throughout your college career, Our guide on how to choose a major could be particularly helpful if you're an undecided college student.
  • If you want to get started and browse some available course options take a look through our college courses.

Some interesting topics and popular fields of study are listed below.

Interesting Topics

Popular Fields of Study

  • Health Science: Nursing is one of the more common health science topics, but this field includes plenty of other options as well. Microbiology, nutrition and emergency medicine are just a few examples. Check out these introductory courses to learn more about popular health science fields:
  • Engineering: In an engineering program, you might learn how to design automated machines or build state-of-the-art computer systems. Here are a few resources on engineering disciplines that may peak your interest:
  • Foreign Language: Studying another language can give you the opportunity to fully immerse yourself in another culture. You learn not just the words and grammar, but how another country functions and all the things that make it unique. You have a wide spectrum of languages to choose from, allowing you to pick the one that interests you the most. Get more information about different languages through these resources:

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