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Subject:RE: BA vs. BS degrees From:"Harry Bacheler" <hbacheler -at- geo -dot- census -dot- gov> To:"Chris Kowalchuk" <chris -at- bdk -dot- net>, "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Thu, 30 Mar 2000 16:00:39 -0500
I was told that at one time, the University of New Mexico gave language
credit for "COBOL", FORTRAN", and similar languages. (Considering them as
"foreign languages, indeed, (snort)(chuckle, chuckle))
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> [mailto:bounce-techwr-l-20951 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com]On Behalf Of Chris
> Sent: Wednesday, 29 March, 2000 10:42 AM
> To: TECHWR-L
> Subject: Re: BA vs. BS degrees
> You can get an MS in technical writing. That's what Rensellaer
> Polytechnical (spelling approximate) offers. I was tempted to take their
> program if only to get the MS. I find the idea amusing that someone with
> a BA English can get an Masters of Science with not one university math
> or physical/biological science course to his name. That doesn't mean
> it's not a good program, but I find their categorizing it as a science
> to be a bit peculiar.
> Chris Kowalchuk