According to a cousin of a mine, the short answer is yes. College simply orients you to a particular field, and isn’t that rigid. In fact, college helps you learn more over the years as you work in your field (and beyond).
You may think you have a spot-on freshman major choice, but major changes are very common. Furthermore, people change careers later on in life. Also, you can advance in your career when training comes knocking on your door, or for the more erudite crowd, peer-reviewed journals. And you’ll understand them much better. (People in those fields have gone to college
For many years, I have had a dispensation to study biology, but that interfered with certain circumstances. For instance, certain biology labs were confusing and time consuming. Moreover, chemistry isn’t that promising either. For example, you needed to make exact measures of substances by subtracting the “tare” weight (namely, that of the container).
The common denominator?
First, my autodidactic potential. So I love to acquire new facts of any kind, and hopefully, utilize them when appropriate, Among such tasks are sharing fun facts, lecturing to people about a topic, or even a hobby in an amateur scientific field, This is one of many ways to glorify God by getting to know the created (and civil) world.
Second, even though you may forget some details of your curriculum, you get to know, and most of all, appreciate what you studied as a unit.
Third, I’m wrapping up a Liberal Studies major at my local community college. It’s mostly all general education courses with a few electives. When I graduate next year, I worry too much about transfer concerns. God is sovereign though, and He will help you determine what you should do when you reach such points.