A costume technology major at DePaul University in Chicago prepares students for spectacular careers as film, TV and theater costume makers, prop managers and fashion designers.
CSI nerds may want to look into a forensic biology major at Embry-Riddle University in Prescott, Arizona, where they'll study DNA, tissue sampling and crime scene analysis.
Try your luck at ski area management
Gobegic Community College in Ironwood, Michigan offers an associate of technology degree in ski area management that combines classroom learning with on-the-slopes internships in locations such as Colorado, Utah, Vermont and California.
"Culture and Zero Waste" is a required course if you're pursuing an associate degree in recycling and resource management from Santa Monica College, which prepares students for careers in the green jobs sector.
An anthrozoology major at Carroll College in Helena, Montana, focuses on the human-animal bond and can lead to employment in a research facility, animal-assisted activities for children and adults, search-and-rescue missions or zoos.
University Nevada Las Vegas's B.S. in entertainment engineering and design combines straightforward engineering with technical theater, which can be used post-college to create the stage shows appearing nightly on the Las Vegas Strip.
Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Florida, offers students the nation's only bachelor's degree in citrus. Grads often go on to work in the U.S. Department of Agriculture and for much of the Florida citrus industry.
Become a horseman
If your interests include rodeos and horse shows, try out the 4-year degree in natural horsemanship, at the University of Montana Western in Dillon, Montana. It prepares graduates for careers like ranch manager, mounted tour guide or horse trainer.
A 4-year bachelor of science degree in fermentation from Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon, or food science with a brewing option from University of California, Davis prep graduates to work in the brewing industry, for artisan food manufacturers or for regulatory agencies.
Students at Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utas, learn canyoneering, scuba diving and Nordic skiing in the bachelor's degree program in outdoor recreation in parks and tourism, prepping them to work for tourism companies, national agencies, and wilderness adventure organizations.