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What type of degree should I get? Computer Science or Computer Programming?

Hello, I am currently enrolled at a college called ECPI to get a bachelors degree in Computer Programming / Web Development.. However, the school is about 77 miles away, which I will be making a daily commute because I don't want to move away. However, there is a local college here, where I can get an associates degree in Computer Science, and then pass off the credits to a four year college to get a bachelors. Should I go for the computer science, or the computer programming? Why? Which makes more money, and has more job opportunities? Thanks so much, Kyle PS I am fairly skilled a web programming currently, and would be looking forward to learning C/C Objective-C, etc.. Thats why I mainly picked Computer Programming.

Asked By: someone - 7/31/2008
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computer science. It is the degree that big companies really value, because you get to learn hardcore stuff such as memory management, threading issues, OOP, data structures, algorithms, etc. While web development sounds more "practical", the companies would rather hire a person with no prior web development experience... More
Answered By: ericwanchinting - 7/31/2008
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i personally got a degree in web development. An i make about 30,000 a year (entry position). Its a good job, but its very hard to find a web development job where i live (Mississippi). I got very lucky an was able to get a web job unlike a lot of people i graduated with who ended up working fast food. When i went to... More
Answered By: Rach - 7/31/2008
 
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