Kiplinger just "...analyzed the jobless rates and salaries for graduates with the 100 most popular majors to come up with our list of the ten worst values in college majors." Here is a link to the article.
The research they did was on undergraduate degrees. Number three on their list was "Film and Photography." Here is that link.
I posted this to my FaceBook page and got a lot a responses. One from my friends Clark Hill said:
Lots of times I've been out shooting video and a younger person will say "I'd like to get into video, what do you recommend?" I always tell them college prices are a complete waste to learn a craft. My suggestion is to read books on the subject, learn lighting and PRACTICE. Get a reasonably priced liberal arts degree and READ NOVELS, good ones. Learn to tell stories with words and pictures, the skills work together in your brain. Learn about people first and practice the craft.