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bachelor's degree

n.
An academic degree conferred by a college or university upon those who complete the undergraduate curriculum. Also called baccalaureate.
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n.
a degree awarded by a college or university to a person who has completed undergraduate studies.
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bachelor's degree

An academic degree awarded by a college or university to someone who has completed an undergraduate course of study.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bachelor's degree - an academic degree conferred on someone who has successfully completed undergraduate studiesbachelor's degree - an academic degree conferred on someone who has successfully completed undergraduate studies
academic degree, degree - an award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study; "he earned his degree at Princeton summa cum laude"
AB, Artium Baccalaurens, Bachelor of Arts, BA - a bachelor's degree in arts and sciences
ABLS, Bachelor of Arts in Library Science - a bachelor's degree in library science
Bachelor of Arts in Nursing, BAN - a bachelor's degree in nursing
Bachelor of Divinity, BD - a bachelor's degree in religion
Bachelor of Literature, BLitt - a bachelor's degree in literature
Bachelor of Medicine, MB - (a British degree) a bachelor's degree in medicine
Bachelor of Music, BMus - a bachelor's degree in music
Bachelor of Naval Science, BNS - a bachelor's degree in naval science
Bachelor of Science, BS, SB - a bachelor's degree in science
Bachelor of Science in Architecture, BSArch - a bachelor's degree in architecture
Bachelor of Science in Engineering - a bachelor's degree in engineering
Bachelor of Theology, ThB - a bachelor's degree in theology
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"The four-year honours program is unique in that it combines economic and social development and it's geared to smaller communities, including First Nations," says Corbiere.
We examined universities' statements on honours programs, which indicated a tacit understanding that a dynamic honours program is the basis of a dynamic research culture within a university, an assumption that had been unquestioned since it was articulated in the 1957 Murray Report on Australian universities.
No specific policy debates or discussions on honours took place until 2011, the only extant document relating to honours programs in Australia having been that of Murray in 1957.
In addressing the position of honours programs, the Hansard record of a 2008 hearing by the Melbourne Senate Committee notes that, between Murray's 1957 report and the time of the hearing, "We did not even have manned space flight, computers were almost non-existent, and yet it is something that is unquestioned" (29).
It remains possible, though, that we missed an honours program or two because some are known under a different name.
Development of an 'Honours Program' for the gifted students is considered necessary" (chairman of the Committee for Educational Innovation, Van der Graaf, 2002).
In 2004 we described in this journal the increasing number of Dutch universities that had developed honors programs for the more motivated and able students wanting to do more than the regular curriculum offered them (Wolfensberger et al., "Honours Programs").
We have used the data of a previous study (Wolfensberger et al, "Honours Programs"), a 2012 inventory of honors programs in research universities (Wolfensberger et al., "Learning"), and an overview by the Audit Committee sirius in 2012.
Learning to Excell: An Analysis of Honours Programs in Dutch Higher Education.