Question for English Buff's

  1. In the following sentence, does the degree need to be capitalized?? Thanks!!

    Graduating summa cum laude, this month, with an associate's degree in Electronics and Computer Technology
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  2. 6 Comments

  3. by   CashewLPN
    I dont think so, but, if you want to be careful, you can say it like this: Oh-- the first comma I think is out of place... I dont think you need one there...

    Graduating summa cum laude this month, with an AAS in Electronics and Computer Technology

    (I think electronics and CT is an applied science... )

    hopefully...

    --Barbara
  4. by   nurs4kids
    Barb,
    You're exactly right! Thank you so much. Not too bad to be "just a LPN". hehe you KNOW i'm kidding!

    thanks again, girl. helping hubby, got stumped on that one.
    tracy
  5. by   CashewLPN
    no problemo... for some odd reason, I kinda like correcting papers...

    and, not just an LPN... A super genius nurse.... hahaha j/k

    --Barbara
  6. by   Q.
    Tracy,
    Why not capitalize A in Associates and D in Degree?
    Might look better.


    Jus' a suggestion - I know you 'Bama folk don't know too much!

  7. by   Stargazer
    Tracey, you don't mention the context--is it for a resume/CV? or for an announcement of some sort?

    Speaking as someone who reviews resumes and CV's daily, my preference would be as follows:

    Graduating summa cum laude with an Associate's Degree in Electronics and Computer Technology, December 2001.
  8. by   nurs4kids
    suzy,
    thanks girl! dez thangs are hard fer usuns.

    stargazer,
    yes, it was for a CV, for hubby. It was just for a career development class, so hopefully the above will do (he turned it in that morning). Anyhow, thanks alot for your help. I may be hollaring at ya to help us out on those things. Thanks again!!

    tracy

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