I want a CS degree because my only degree right now is in business management and even the management positions in Silicon Valley require some CS/engineering talent. I feel like I would be a more competitive candidate for job offers if I had some sort of tangible proof that I have technical skills.
falsestprophet and amorphid are right, and that was the reason I asked you why you want the degree: If you want to be able to build something, start building it. Read tutorials, guides, how tos, blogs, attend meetups and workshops, etc etc. Studying for a CS degree to become a coder is like using a nuclear bomb to kill a mosquito.