Was she forced to take calculus or did she choose to? Plenty of schools let you choose. Most do try to at least tailor the gen ed requirements to your degree. I ahd to take statistics because my degree was technically a business degree.
Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that. -George Carlin
“Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.” -Mark Twain
“When a great genius appears in the world you may know him by this sign; that the dunces are all in confederacy against him." -Jonathon Swift