Software guru Joel Spolsky says universities are cranking out too many computer science grads who’ve mastered abstract theory and routine coding — but nothing in between. And he’s proposed an intriguing remedy: “I think the solution would be to create a programming-intensive BFA in Software Development — a Julliard for programmers.” In other words, maybe the BFA is the new BSCSE. Read more about Spolsky’s idea here. (HT: Bill Tulloh)

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