[Top 10] Sims 4 Best Degrees

Sims 4 Best Degrees
Quick, pick a side! Are you team Foxbury or team Britchester?

Overview:

Sul Sul! Just like real-life universities, Sims also have a range of degrees that they can choose to pursue. Once a Sim completes their regular or distinguished degree, they get a jumpstart in their future careers, or, they can continue being a studious student and study more at Britchester or Foxbury! Here is a list of the best degrees your Sims should choose from and how they can prepare for it:

10. Fine Arts Degree

A Sim painting a beautiful mural of San Myshuno.

Degree Overview:

If your Sim is looking to be the next Monet or Beethoven, this degree is for them! Focusing mostly on Photography, Violin, and Painting skills, this career is great for artistic and creative Sims. Sims can pursue a Distinguished Degree offered at Britchester.

Degree Review:

  • Sims will get a boost with this degree in these careers:

    • Style Influencer (Stylist Branch 6)
    • Entertainer Career (Musician Branch Level)
    • Gardener Career (Floral Designer Branch Level 6)
    • Painter Career (Master of the Real Branch Level 7)
  • Sims with a Distinguished Degree will be a step ahead in the game in these careers:
    • Style Influencer Career: Stylist Branch Level 7
    • Entertainer Career: Musician Branch Level 7
    • Gardener Career: Floral Designer Branch Level 7
    • Painter Career: Master of the Real Branch Level 8

9. Biology Degree

Nothing says "I love you, nature!" more than simply being happy breathing in the fresh air.

Degree Overview:

This degree is best suited for Sims who have a special love for nature and the way of life. This degree will specialize in Fitness, Gardening, and Logic skills, great for Sims with the Genius and Love Outdoor trait. Sims can pursue a Distinguished Degree offered at Foxbury Institute.

Degree Review: 

  • Sims will get a boost with this degree in these careers:

    • Gardener Career (Botanist Branch Level 6)
    • Conservationist Career (Marine Biologist Branch Level 7)
    • Athletic Career (Bodybuilder Branch Level 6)
    • Doctor Career Level 6
  • Sims with a Distinguished Degree will be a step ahead in the game in these careers:
    • Gardener Career (Botanist Branch Level 7)
    • Conservationist Career (Marine Biologist Branch Level)
    • Athletic Career (Bodybuilder Branch Level 7)
    • Doctor Career Level 7

8. Drama Degree

Looks like Bella could use some Drama classes... I mean, she could've at least TRIED to look shocked that she just saw her husband with another Sim.

Degree Overview:

Lights! Camera! Action! This degree is great for drama queen Sims since they focus on helping your Sim level up their Charisma and Comedy skills to prepare them for their bright future. Sims can pursue a Distinguished Degree offered at Britchester.

Degree Review:

  • Sims will get a boost with this degree in these careers:

    • Social Media Career (Internet Personality Branch Level 6)
    • Actor Career (Level 6)
    • Entertainer Career (Comedy Branch Level 6)
  • Sims with a Distinguished Degree will be a step ahead in the game in these careers:
    • Social Media Career: Internet Personality Branch Level 8
    • Actor Career Level 8
    • Entertainer Career: Comedy Branch Level 8

7. Communications Degree

Communication is what brings humanity together! However, the bartender says otherwise... 

Degree Overview:

Oh feebee lay! Sims studying Communications will deepen their knowledge on how to communicate effectively by focusing on Charisma, Logic, and Writing skills. Sims can pursue a Distinguished Degree offered at Britchester. 

Degree Review:

  • Sims will get a boost with this degree in these careers:

    • Social Media Career (Public Relations Branch Level 6)
    • Writer Career (Journalist Branch Level 6)
    • Business Career (Management Branch Level 7)
    • Politician Career (Charity Organizer Branch Level 6)
  • Sims with a Distinguished Degree will be a step ahead in the game in these careers:
    • Social Media Career (Public Relations Branch Level 7)
    • Writer Career (Journalist Branch Level 7)
    • Business Career (Management Branch Level 8)
    • Politician Career (Charity Organizer Branch Level 7)

6. Economics Degree

Let's talk business... said everyone but Nancy Landgraab and her burger.

Degree Overview:

Looking to be a future multi-millionaire? (And without using motherlode?) Sims can study all about how Simoleons make the economy work and increase their Charisma, Research & Debate, and Logic skills. Sims can pursue a Distinguished Degree offered at Foxbury Institute. 

Degree Review:

  • Sims will get a boost with this degree in these careers:

    • Conservationist Career (Environmental Manager Branch Level 7
    • Business Career (Investor Branch Level 7
    • Education Career (Administrator Branch Level 6)
  • Sims with a Distinguished Degree will be a step ahead in the game in these careers:
    • Conservationist Career (Environmental Manager Branch Level 8)
    • Business Career (Investor Branch Level 7)
    • Education Career (Administrator Branch Level 7)

5. History Degree

Two Sims visiting the Ancient Ruins in Windenburg at nightfall. Spooky.

Degree Overview:

Studying History is the closest way we have to relive the past… at least for now. Sims looking to delve into the ancient times and research about the old traditions can boost their Charisma, Research & Debate, and Logic skills. Sims can pursue a Distinguished Degree offered at Britchester. 

Degree Review:

  • Sims will get a boost with this degree in these careers:

    • Military Career (Officer Branch Level 6)
    • Law Career (Judge Branch Level 8)
    • Politician Career (Politics Branch Level 6)
  • Sims with a Distinguished Degree will be a step ahead in the game in these careers:
    • Military Career (Officer Branch Level 7)
    • Law Career (Judge Branch Level 8)
    • Politician Career( Politics Branch Level 7)

4. Computer Science Degree

A Sim "repairing" a computer... in the dark... and in the Landgraab's room?

Degree Overview:

If your Sim enjoys programming or robots, this Computer Science Degree is perfect for them. Sims can develop and increase their knowledge in Robotics and Programming. Not to mention, Sims can build a Servo at Robotics Level 8. Sims can pursue a Distinguished Degree offered at Foxbury Institute

Degree Review:

  • Sims will get a boost with this degree in these careers:

    • Engineering Career (Computer Engineer Branch Level 7)
    • Tech Guru Career (Start-up Entrepreneur Branch Level 7)
    • Criminal Career (Oracle Branch Level 6)
  • Sims with a Distinguished Degree will be a step ahead in the game in these careers:
    • Engineering Career (Computer Engineer Branch Level 8)
    • Tech Guru Career (Start-up Entrepreneur Branch Level)
    • Criminal Career (Oracle Branch Level 7)

3. Psychology Degree

Two sims having a private heart-to-heart session.

Degree Overview:

Why is it that Sims can build a Rocket in their backyards but can’t figure out how to walk around an object? The Psychology Degree is a great opportunity for your Sims to level up their Charisma, Research & Debate, and Logic skills. Sims can pursue a Distinguished Degree offered at Foxbury Institute.

Degree Review:

  • Sims will get a boost with this degree in these careers:

    • Detective Level 6
    • Military Career (Covert Ops Branch Level 6)
    • Education Career (Professor Branch Level 6)
    • Secret Agent Career (Diamond Agent Branch Level 8)
  • Sims with a Distinguished Degree will be a step ahead in the game in these careers:
    • Detective Level 7
    • Military Career (Covert Ops Branch Level 7)
    • Education Career (Professor Branch Level 7)
    • Secret Agent Career (Diamond Agent Branch Level 8)

2. Physics Degree

It looks like this Sim had a breakthrough on whether the glass is half full or half empty!

Degree Overview:

Quick, what is the velocity of Sims getting out of bed versus how long it takes them to “cook” a Fruit Salad? Sims in this major will increase their Handiness, Rocket Science, and Robotics skills. Sims can pursue a Distinguished Degree offered at Foxbury Institute.

Degree Review:

  • Sims will get a boost with this degree in these careers:

    • Engineer Career (Mechanical Engineer Branch Level 7)
    • Scientist Branch Level 6
    • Astronaut Career (Space Ranger Branch Level 8)
  • Sims with a Distinguished Degree will be a step ahead in the game in these careers:
    • Engineer Career (Mechanical Engineer Branch Level 7)
    • Scientist Branch Level 7
    • Astronaut Career (Space Ranger Branch Level 8)

1. Language & Literature Degree

A happy Sim picking out a book to read... or putting it back?

Degree Overview:

Ever wonder what it’s like to study Shakespeare in Simlish? Well, your Sims can. Focusing mostly on Research & Debate, Writing, and Charisma skills, your Sims can study the history of language and masterpieces written by the best of the best. Sims can pursue a Distinguished Degree offered at Britchester.

Degree Review:

  • Sims will get a boost with this degree in these careers:

    • Writer Career (Author Branch Level 6)
    • Law Career (Private Attorney Branch Level 8)
  • Sims with a Distinguished Degree will be a step ahead in the game in these careers:
    • Writer Career (Author Branch Level 7)
    • Law Career (Private Attorney Branch Level 8)

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