I've never been a numbers person. My strength, such as it is, lies in words. My children (that is, "our" children -- my wife played an important role in my acquisition of kids), on the other hand, have strong numbers skills. One is an engineer, in fact, who got little to no help from my DNA.-
My intro here relates to the ongoing argument about college curricula. Should there be a core curriculum that requires a certain number of mandatory courses, or should students be free to choose their own path to a degree?