North Carolina Governor Doubts Value of Some Degrees

September 29, 2014

Last year, North Carolina Governor Patrick McCrory expressed doubts about the value of women's studies degrees. Now the Republican has questioned the value of more liberal arts degrees. In a speech last week, he said that the state needs more vocationally oriented workers trained, calling for more colleges to offer majors in transportation, agriculture, technology and finance. "Those are the major areas right now," McCrory said, The Triad Business Journal reported. “We've frankly got enough psychologists and sociologists and political science majors and journalists. With all due respect to journalism, we've got enough. We have way too many."


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