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Question: Select the fields of study of your Undeergrad & Grad degrees (majors only):
Accounting / Financial - 4 (3.7%)
Computer Science / Engineering - 5 (4.7%)
Psychology / Psychiatry - 5 (4.7%)
English / Domestic language - 10 (9.3%)
Foreign Language (Post to specify) - 6 (5.6%)
History - 17 (15.9%)
Economics - 0 (0%)
Business / Business Administration / Management - 5 (4.7%)
Philosophy - 2 (1.9%)
Theology / Religion - 9 (8.4%)
Chemistry - 3 (2.8%)
Physics - 1 (0.9%)
Mathematics - 7 (6.5%)
Biology - 7 (6.5%)
Medicine / Nursing / Dentistry - 4 (3.7%)
Aeronautics - 0 (0%)
Engineering (please specify) - 3 (2.8%)
Other/not listed - 16 (15%)
Classics (Greek / Latin) - 2 (1.9%)
Law - 1 (0.9%)
Education - 0 (0%)
Total Voters: 71

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« on: December 05, 2009, 04:06:19 PM »

Since we have lots of people who ask questions targeted toward a specific field of study, I thought we could try and get an idea as to what kind of specialties are represented.

Please - advanced degrees only (not HS/equiv.), and major fields only.
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« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2009, 04:12:34 PM »

I have a BS in Fire Engineering, and an M. Div.
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« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2009, 04:14:45 PM »

I have a BS in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Engineering through a Professional Program.
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« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2009, 04:16:48 PM »

I have a BS in Fire Engineering, and an M. Div.

You didn't click the theology/religion option?
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« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2009, 04:16:57 PM »

BA in English Literature.  Would you like fries with that?   laugh
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« Reply #5 on: December 05, 2009, 04:17:14 PM »

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« Reply #6 on: December 05, 2009, 04:17:41 PM »

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« Reply #7 on: December 05, 2009, 04:18:06 PM »

I have a BS in Fire Engineering, and an M. Div.

You didn't click the theology/religion option?

There appears to be a distinction between Computer Engineering and generic Engineering.  I checked the latter.
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« Reply #8 on: December 05, 2009, 04:19:25 PM »

B.A. English & German (double-major), TCU, 1964.
M.A. Classics (Latin & Greek), UT-Austin, 1967.
Ph.D. English (Medieval), UC-Berkeley, 1972.

Wow - you'll really pad the average with your 4...
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« Reply #9 on: December 05, 2009, 04:19:54 PM »

Wrapping up my BS (Hons. Spec.) in Theoretical Computer Science, then hopefully off to grad school in the same field.

One request.  Can you change Computer Programming / Engineering to Computer Science / Engineering.  Computer Programming is a rather small subfield of Computer Science.  Smiley
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« Reply #10 on: December 05, 2009, 04:20:07 PM »

I have a BS in Fire Engineering, and an M. Div.

You didn't click the theology/religion option?

There appears to be a distinction between Computer Engineering and generic Engineering.  I checked the latter.

I put the computer people together
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« Reply #11 on: December 05, 2009, 04:21:46 PM »

Wrapping up my BS (Hons. Spec.) in Theoretical Computer Science, then hopefully off to grad school in the same field.

One request.  Can you change Computer Programming / Engineering to Computer Science / Engineering.  Computer Programming is a rather small subfield of Computer Science.  Smiley

I don't even know why I did that, especially considering I was almost a Comp Sci major in college.
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« Reply #12 on: December 05, 2009, 04:34:55 PM »

BA Psychology, MDiv
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« Reply #13 on: December 05, 2009, 04:41:34 PM »

I don't even know why I did that, especially considering I was almost a Comp Sci major in college.

No worries Father.
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« Reply #14 on: December 05, 2009, 04:42:32 PM »

You should add Greek and Latin (Classics), the Queen of all subjects and the largest and most important faculty at all of the original European Universities (going back to the University of Constantinople).

Also, you should add Law, another one of the still extant ancient faculties.
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« Reply #15 on: December 05, 2009, 04:56:20 PM »

Bachelor's degree in Religious Studies and History (Double Major)
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« Reply #16 on: December 05, 2009, 05:04:55 PM »

BS in Biology and in the process of an MA in theology at a Catholic University.
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« Reply #17 on: December 05, 2009, 07:18:07 PM »

B.S. in Biochemistry and Cell Biology.
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« Reply #19 on: December 05, 2009, 07:50:57 PM »

Ph.D in Clinical Psychology from the University of Chicago
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BS in Marketing (minor in Advertising)
Diploma in Programming (post-Grad)

Work in IT as an Infrastructure Analyst (hired in as a programmer, in 10 years haven't written one line of code, though!).

I studied one thing...and got work in a completely different field.

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« Reply #23 on: October 19, 2012, 02:47:26 AM »

BA in history and working on my Master's in the same.

I'm studying American Indians (especially in the military and Progressive Era). I'd like to go for a doctorate and become a professor someday.

I like cultural history and occasional dabbling in political and intellectual history when it connects (and that is fairly often).
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« Reply #25 on: October 19, 2012, 03:12:39 AM »

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« Reply #26 on: October 19, 2012, 03:45:40 AM »

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« Reply #28 on: October 19, 2012, 07:53:18 AM »

In a year I'll propably have got the engineer (bachelor) degree in Robotics. I suppose I'll start master studies then.

Why is Aeronautics separated from other kings of engineering?
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« Reply #29 on: October 19, 2012, 09:58:51 AM »

B.S. : Mathematics

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Interesting topics; you are just about as career ready as I am with the degree I'm working on in Philosophy.  Cheesy
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« Reply #31 on: October 19, 2012, 10:02:20 AM »

I don't have my degree yet, but I'm pursuing one in biology.
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« Reply #32 on: October 19, 2012, 10:04:55 AM »

I've got a 'degree' from elementary school, does that count?
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No Fine Arts in the list?  Huh  Cry

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Impressive!
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« Reply #36 on: October 19, 2012, 12:30:35 PM »

Computer Science.
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« Reply #37 on: October 19, 2012, 01:07:18 PM »

Bachelor's in Business Administration
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« Reply #38 on: October 19, 2012, 01:17:36 PM »

Chemical Engineering - Undergraduate; Working on Graduate
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« Reply #39 on: October 19, 2012, 01:21:40 PM »

BA in Anthropology (focus on archaeology)

That is my dream (a dream that will probably never come true)
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Linguistics

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Bachelor of science, Legal Studies major.
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Christian Website Design it is a BS degree...
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« Reply #43 on: February 24, 2013, 10:44:40 PM »

Associates in Nursing.
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Christian Website Design it is a BS degree...

I do so admire your frugality dcommini. I am sure that there are others here that would appreciate a BS degree for $50.
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BA in History.

Waiting on those replies from MA programs...
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Christian Website Design it is a BS degree...

I do so admire your frugality dcommini. I am sure that there are others here that would appreciate a BS degree for $50.


I doubt any one here would pay $50 for what they consider a joke.
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Christian Website Design it is a BS degree...

I do so admire your frugality dcommini. I am sure that there are others here that would appreciate a BS degree for $50.


I doubt any one here would pay $50 for what they consider a joke.

I would spend $50 for a joke that I can frame and hang on my office wall. I am thinking that the "Ph.D. in Biblical Studies" for $125 might be a better deal. I could get a student loan in order to slowly pay off the difference ($75). The cheapest class ring at $368 is beyond my means.
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« Reply #48 on: February 25, 2013, 12:06:00 PM »

Religion BA Degree from Gloucester Uni Tutor Gordon Wenham.
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God willing, I'll be done with my course work in august! Smiley Keep me in your prayers.
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Christian Website Design it is a BS degree...

I do so admire your frugality dcommini. I am sure that there are others here that would appreciate a BS degree for $50.


I doubt any one here would pay $50 for what they consider a joke.

I would spend $50 for a joke that I can frame and hang on my office wall. I am thinking that the "Ph.D. in Biblical Studies" for $125 might be a better deal. I could get a student loan in order to slowly pay off the difference ($75). The cheapest class ring at $368 is beyond my means.


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« Reply #52 on: February 25, 2013, 12:55:13 PM »

I have a BA in English (English major, Greek minor, as was the way then) from the University of Athens. Currently working on a distance study course in proofreading and copyediting.
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« Reply #53 on: February 25, 2013, 01:20:56 PM »

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Minors in Religious Studies, Global Studies and Art History
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« Reply #54 on: November 16, 2013, 10:57:10 PM »

I have a degree in meteorology which changes how many times I think warmly of it. Right now I'm at 55 times.
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« Reply #55 on: November 16, 2013, 10:57:55 PM »

B.A. English & German (double-major), TCU, 1964.
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« Reply #56 on: November 16, 2013, 11:01:33 PM »

Anyone here with an MLIS? I'm on the verge of applying to a program...
I looked into that at CMU 6 months ago, and its like 56k a year for tuition. No thanks. Sounds like a good degree to get...
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« Reply #57 on: November 16, 2013, 11:09:26 PM »

BA English Literature.  On-and-off studying MA American History concentrating on the Civil War.
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« Reply #58 on: November 16, 2013, 11:56:58 PM »

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« Reply #59 on: November 17, 2013, 03:43:07 AM »

Pursuing a BA and maybe Masters someday in English Composition and Grammar; would you like fries with that?
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« Reply #60 on: November 17, 2013, 04:10:43 AM »

Pursuing a BA and maybe Masters someday in English Composition and Grammar; would you like fries with that?
"...next thing you know I'm partying all the time with the sorority girls, got so drunk I started my hip hop rhymes cause YOLO and all the new attention caused me to drop out and would you like fries with that?"
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« Reply #61 on: November 17, 2013, 04:25:27 AM »

Pursuing a BA and maybe Masters someday in English Composition and Grammar; would you like fries with that?
"...next thing you know I'm partying all the time with the sorority girls, got so drunk I started my hip hop rhymes cause YOLO and all the new attention caused me to drop out and would you like fries with that?"

That reminds me: I was headed to my department a few days ago when I saw in the elevator a flyer for some sort of seminar course or something on the semantics of "YOLO". It had questions like "Why is YOLO said to excuse irresponsible behavior?" and others that I can't remember because I blacked out for a while.

Higher education at its finest, certainly. (And it's not even a party school, as far as I can tell.)
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« Reply #62 on: November 17, 2013, 06:33:45 AM »

As someone asked earlier, where's Education on the list?

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« Reply #63 on: November 17, 2013, 02:45:00 PM »

B.A. in English - Creative Writing. Two years' postgrad study in Journalism. Worked as a reporter for a while. Then as a bunch of other things.
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« Reply #64 on: November 17, 2013, 03:56:03 PM »

B.A. in Education, M.A. in Education, certified to teach English, History and Social Studies.  Reading knowledge of French and German
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« Reply #65 on: November 17, 2013, 04:43:49 PM »

Since we have lots of people who ask questions targeted toward a specific field of study, I thought we could try and get an idea as to what kind of specialties are represented.

Please - advanced degrees only (not HS/equiv.), and major fields only.

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« Reply #66 on: November 17, 2013, 04:53:03 PM »

Pursuing a BA and maybe Masters someday in English Composition and Grammar; would you like fries with that?
"...next thing you know I'm partying all the time with the sorority girls, got so drunk I started my hip hop rhymes cause YOLO and all the new attention caused me to drop out and would you like fries with that?"

That reminds me: I was headed to my department a few days ago when I saw in the elevator a flyer for some sort of seminar course or something on the semantics of "YOLO". It had questions like "Why is YOLO said to excuse irresponsible behavior?" and others that I can't remember because I blacked out for a while.

Higher education at its finest, certainly. (And it's not even a party school, as far as I can tell.)

It's a silly topic, but I'm glad that they're holding a serious discussion about the ramifications of this new word/movement.

I'm reminded of the Lonely Island song, "YOLO," in which the phrase is interpreted in a completely different way (don't do risky things because you only live once!).
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« Reply #67 on: November 17, 2013, 05:00:05 PM »

Very interesting. It seems like many people here study the humanities.
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« Reply #68 on: November 18, 2013, 04:37:01 AM »

Very interesting. It seems like many people here study the humanities.
Buncha nerds...
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« Reply #69 on: November 18, 2013, 04:44:44 AM »

Add Women Studies, you sexist!
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« Reply #70 on: November 18, 2013, 11:04:37 AM »

Very interesting. It seems like many people here study the humanities.

There are two reasons for that: a) because they are human and want to try to begin to understand humanity; or b) they are aliens and want to try to begin to understand humanity.
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