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Subject: [aclug-L] Re: Another school question
From: John Alexander <john.alexander@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 18 Nov 1999 12:49:19 -0600
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> If you have any real choice in the matter, I say go for the BS in
> CS.  Don't wimp out and get the "easier" BA (Business Calculus instead of
> Calc I, Calc II and (Calc III | Linear Algebra).  You may never *use* all
> that calculus (I don't ever plan to) but you'll find a lot of doors are
> closed to you if you have a BA instead of a BS... the BS includes a lot
> more hours in the CS field, where the BA has a lot more electives.  Every
> opening I've considered out here (I've looked at changing
> positions) required a BS in CS or CE.
Sorry, but I take exception to the comment about never using the Calculus.
Why, I used the stuff I learned in Calc II just 3 scant months ago when my
brother-in-law and I were trying to figure out how much air his new 18"
woofers displace. :)


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