No discouragement here... it is just a side venture. I am in the military and will be for the next 11 years when I "retire" at 38... so my degree really doesn't mean a whole lot sense most people that retire from the military end up getting jobs as a contractor/civilian equivalent of what they were doing.
My initial plan is to teach CS after I retire though either in high school or college or some sort. Which a degree in CS would (in my opinion) be much better than a IT degree... but who knows till it happens.
> I don't want to discourage you, but at least on the west coast there are not a
> lot of junior positions open for anyone with either degree. The job market is
> saturated with candidates, such that people just out of college aren't getting
> work. My suggestion is to try for some internships, or some coding projects you
> can put on your resume.
> > I don't know who goes to slashdot here but they had a long bullheaded
> > about CS vs IT degree.
> > What are your experience with this (assuming some of you have either a CS or
> > degree or have a friend with one). I am 8 classes shy of having a BS of CS. I
> > couldn't care less whether I do a "CS" job or "IT" but I imagine the money is
> > probably different.