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What You Should be for Halloween Based on Your Major

Halloween is one of my favorite times of the year, and it is for many more as well. But deciding on what to dress up as is momentously difficult. Well, don’t panick because I’ve got some excellent ideas for you to choose from!

Accounting

Robber… ah, the irony.

Anthropology

Skeleton

Art

Bob Ross… everyone’s favorite wholesome painter.

Astronomy

Alien because you’re out of this world baby!

Biology

Bill Nye the Science Guy (BILL! BILL! BILL!)

Business

Barbie

Classics

Be the Greek Goddess you were always meant to be

Chemistry

Mad Scientist

Communications

Emoji – the people’s chosen form of communication 

Computer Science

Computer Error

Dance

Flapper

Education

Hermione Granger from Harry Potter

Engineering

Robot

English

Belle from Beauty and the Beast

Bonus points if you carry a book or two

Environmental Science

Flower Child

Exercise Science

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle

Fashion Design

Dorothy from Wizard of Oz

Graphic Design

Minnie Mouse

International Relations

Pirate

Journalism

Nancy Wheeler from Stranger Things: an employee of the Elite Daily news in Season 3!

Marine Biology

Ariel from The Little Mermaid

Marketing

Pam Beesly from The Office

Mathematics

Pumpkin Pi… haha.

Music

Alvin and the Chipmunks

Nursing

Zombie… again, the irony.

Philosophy

“When life gives you lemons…”

Photography

Where’s Waldo?

Physics

Mrs. Frizzle from The Magic School Bus

Political Science

Leslie Knope from Parks and Recreation

Pre-Law

Elle Woods from Legally Blonde

A stuffed chihuahua is a mandatory accessory. Sorry, I don’t make the rules.

Psychology

Harley Quinn

Public Health

Chipotle Lettuce: a health scandal for all burrito lovers.

Religious Studies

Ghostbuster

Sports Management

Football Player (or other sport!)

Sociology

Joker… “we live in a society.”

Undecided

Ghost

Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Rosie the Riveter

Whatever your major or chosen costume, you’re going to look great! 

Nicole Guernsey is a sophomore at the College of Charleston Honors College and is pursuing a degree in Political Science with a minor in International Studies. Nicole enjoys discussing social justice and equality, LGBTQ+ and women's rights, and political theory. After graduating from CofC, Nicole intends to pursue graduate school and wants to earn her Ph.D. in Political Science to work in political consulting and academia.
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