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Discussion on: Which non-computer science degrees apply to skills needed for a career in software development?

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Ryan McConnell

As someone with a Bachelor degree in English, I've become the go to guy in any development job for presentations, proposals, and communication. I can convey so much more to non-technical staff in ways they understand than I would otherwise.

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Matt Lintz

I had an English major manager for a few years. He was great.

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Juan Alejandro Morais

It’s a skill often overlooked, yet such a cornerstone. I’ve been reading and writing blog posts so I can practice my communication skills! In result, I’m now able to express myself in a more concise, clearer way.