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There were definitely many EE degrees. Electrical technology dates back to the telegraph, telephones, lights, early electric power in the 1800's followed by radio in the 1920's. Richard Feynman started out as a EE at MIT in 1934 and was one of only a small number of students who got a Physics degree in his class. Most MIT students got EE and other engineering degrees. EE was hot in the 1930's It is true that CS is a new field in the 1960's and 1970's.

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