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As a college instructor, this talk of degree vs. non degree befuddles me. Doesn't everyone know you don't need a degree to do anything--doctor, lawyer, technical writer, etc.? A degree just facilitates a process that could be completed by *anyone* on his/her own with the time and motivation.
A degree plan is a neat package and sells better to potential employers, but don't be fooled by the man behind the curtain.
General Education Department
Alexandria Technical College