At a small school, dating within majors can sometimes get sketchy – if you break up, you still have to see each other all the time. Dating someone completely different than you can be scary, so you need to know what you’re getting into. After reading this extensive pro-con guide for dating each major, you’ll be ready for anything.
Pro: They’re freaking gorgeous and dedicated as hell.
Con: If your date is before weigh-ins, they won’t eat anything, and if it’s after weigh-ins, your bill will break your bank account.
Pro: They’ll probably take you somewhere you’ve never been before.
Con: It’ll probably be some weird place, like a cadaver lab or a garbage dump with lots of bird species.
Pro: They’ll let you vent out your feelings.
Con: You’ll probably both end up crying for most of the night but somehow feel fulfilled?
4. Music Theater
Pro: There won’t be any awkward silences.
Con: You probably won’t say a word.
Pro: They’re great with kids and have lots of funny stories.
Con: They’ll reprimand your table manners before remembering you’re a grown adult, not a child.
6. Instrumental Music
Pro: They’ll make you a killer mixed tape.
Con: You’ll never make it out of the car because they’ll feel the need to DJ until you’ve heard all their favorite bands, since you’re a Neanderthal who only listens to Ke$ha.
Pro: They’ll come up with beautifully-phrased compliments for you and might write you letters. It’ll be old-fashioned and cute.
Con: They’ll correct every single syntax error in your texts and get annoyed very quickly with your communication skills.
Pro: If you smack heads while kissing, they’ve got you covered.
Con: They’ll be extremely honest when you ask them about their day, sharing everything from their successful IV insertion to their irregular bowel movements.
Pro: They’ll keep all the receipts and make sure you don’t go over your budget.
Con: If you don’t stick exactly to their schedule, they’ll get agitated and assume you don’t respect them.
10. Film production
Pro: They’ll choose a great film for your movie date.
Con: They’ll hardcore analyze the movie and pay way more attention to the format than you.
Pro: Jesus is always third-wheeling.
Con: Jesus is always third-wheeling.
12. Mass communications
Pro: They’re up to date on all the cool new places in town, so you know you’ll have a good time.
Con: They’ve thoroughly stalked your social media profiles and know more about you and your ex than your own mom does.
Pro: They can read social cues and know when you’re feeling anxious or bored.
Con: By the end of the date, you’ll question the entire process of dating, as well as your existence on the earth.
14. Political Science
Pro: They’ll watch SNL’s weekend update with you.
Con: They’ll pretend to listen to your thoughts on the upcoming election and then launch into all the reasons your beliefs are wrong.
15. Studio Art
Pro: You’ll probably both end up naked.
Con: You won’t get farther than modeling for their painting.
If you disagree with any of these generalizations or would like to add a major that I missed, comment below!