+ 0 Votes I Don't Think... info 1 year ago ...you're right on that score. Usually, if the job requirements call for a degree, you NEED a degree, although it doesn't matter what it's in, unless it's explicitly specified. The only way around this is if they're more general in what they're looking for and either list alternate accepted credentials, or say, "...or equivalent education, training or experience." The BS definitely looks better, as would a BCS. If you're not looking into anything all that high-powered, and you're going to be getting a degree ANYWAY, I would recommend that you get a BBA. Although the 'roots' of IT are the same, they'll always need support techs and network people, those positions are being slowly frittered away to off-shoring and out-sourcing. The mid to high-level IT jobs, the end game, are changing what they're about. The focus is more on what you can make IT offer the BUSINESS, and that requires understanding the BUSINESS side of things. So you can talk their talk and show how you can improve the bottom line. If nothing else, it'll allow you to more easily converse with any accounting departments you have to support!