Which college majors should ambitious students pursue?

03/26/2013 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

In this debate, experts weigh in on the type of education they believe today's college-bound students should consider pursuing. Katie Bardaro, lead economist for Payscale.com, notes that careers in science, technology, engineering and math remain in high demand, and suggests that even some STEM coursework will prove advantageous in the job market. However, William Pannapacker, an associate English professor and columnist, suggests that a liberal-arts education can prepare students for a changing workforce in which they likely will have multiple careers.

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