My specific so called major is cool. we learn many things.. as a student cosmetologist we have to learn more that just hairstyle. We are not just hairstylist, we are also Hair doctors..we have to be able to analyze a clients hair, scalp condition before offering service. we have to be able to diagnose a problem from infections to hair disorders. we also have to learn service like pedicures, manicure, waxes, massages etc. have to know about Hair, Skin and all to the T. as far as job opportunities they help students get jobs in the process of finishing up school.