Yahoo! HotJobs recently reported on the top 10 worst paying college degrees as compiled by PayScale. com. According to the study of earning power of bachelor's degrees, the worst paying degree was social work.
The story did note that according to U.S. Census surveys, the median salary for college graduates is more than $20,000 higher than that of people with only a high school diploma.
Following social work on the list were elementary education, theology, music, Spanish, horticulture, education, hospitality and tourism, fine arts, and drama.