7. English Literature: As time passes there is more and more english literature which becomes relevant in todays society. Taking an English class a decade or so after having finished school will allow you to continue expanding your horizons while reading about the evolution of literature. There are many books from the past 100 or so years that have become classics; and if trends continue, there could be many more in the future. So take a college class in english literature; and learn about the many classics that the course has to offer.