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    Quote Originally Posted by Jefferson View Post
    A degree in Philosophy needs to be added to this list. Then someone needs to make sure Traditio sees it.
    I think at least a minor in philosophy could do a lot of people a lot of good.

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    Some degrees are more meaningful than others
    BA/BS
    Mathematics
    Engineering
    Business
    Nursing

    MA
    Counseling
    Criminology

    MBA

    MS
    Hard science
    Clinical social work
    Nurse Practitioner
    Physicians Assistant

    Advanced professional
    Lawyer
    Medical practice, Physician

    Degree like English, you need a doctorate unless you wnat to teach High School
    So, what?

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    Having looked for jobs in the last 10 years I would say it's extremely important. If you want to work for yourself, then no, but otherwise they are fairly necessary. Trade schools are also a good option.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jefferson View Post
    A degree in Philosophy needs to be added to this list. Then someone needs to make sure Traditio sees it.
    A Degree in Philosophy is also know as a degree in sophistry or bloviating. This degree will get you a job taking out the trash or flipping burgers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Inzl Kett View Post
    That may be due to the fact that colleges are handing out many useless degrees. Let's take a look at a few

    Agriculture: It still being handed out, but how many jobs are there in agriculture? Shoveling horse doodies at a mom and pop farm, otherwise go work at Godfather's Pizza.

    Fashion Design. It is a profession that is very exclusive and competitive. Very few break into this profession. Job you can expect with this one. J. C. Penny's stocking the clothing department.

    Fine Arts: It has no relationship with the real world out there. It will not put money in your wallet or food on the table. Expect to be flipping burgers for a living.

    Art History: Another fluff degree that is as worthless as a wart.

    Women's studies: Fine fertilizer for your backyard but it will not impress an employer. He'll put a clothespin on his nose.

    Performing arts: AKA acting degree. This one equals working at McDonalds.
    As a guy with a generic History degree (ugh) it's just as bad.

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    We all know medical professionals and lawyers and judges need degrees, but how many people make the big bucks without college degrees?


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    Quote Originally Posted by BBTimeless View Post
    As a guy with a generic History degree (ugh) it's just as bad.
    History is good to read when you are old. I read about 400 books on History
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    Quote Originally Posted by annabenedetti View Post
    I have no idea what a college pudding is.

    Having said that, a little knowledge is only dangerous when used unwisely, which speaks more to little wisdom than to little knowledge.
    It is what we call students over here...it's not really an insult [too much]
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    Quote Originally Posted by kmoney View Post
    I think at least a minor in philosophy could do a lot of people a lot of good.
    Good for what? To ponder why you spent money on nothing?
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