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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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Further, a four-year Honours programme has been deemed equivalent to a Master's and those individuals who completed graduate degrees in two years will be given an 'associate degree'.
Qatar University and Oryx GTL yesterday signed an agreement to provide sponsorship and internship opportunities to outstanding students enrolled in the varsity's honours programme. The two-year agreement, which builds on existing strong relations between the two organisations, was signed by QU's vice president and chief academic officer Dr Mazen Hasna and Oryx GTL's chief commercial officer Mohamed al-Mushiri.
He said: "The honours programme allowed me to explore new and intriguing areas to study; I was inspired to look at the world differently."
The PS60,000 study suite at St David's Catholic College will be used by around 120 teenagers who have been accepted onto the sixth-form's "honours programme" for gifted and talented students.
In "The Reflective Professional Honours Programme of the Dutch Saxion Universities," Trijntje van Dijk describes the six characteristics that define the successful graduate of the honors program for professional students at the Saxion Universities of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands.
In the presence of Qatar Museums Authority (QMA) chairperson HE Sheikha Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, Qatar University (QU) honours programme celebrated the success of its students.
For the pilot, two different honours programmes from the two largest research universities were chosen as examples of common types of honours programmes in the Netherlands: a disciplinary honours programme at Utrecht University and an interdisciplinary honours programme at the University of Amsterdam.
The first year of the honours programme is the first loop in the learning process, triggered by reflective questions like the following:
We have chosen two different honours programmes from the two largest research universities as examples of two common types of honours programmes in the Netherlands: a disciplinary honours programme at Utrecht University and an interdisciplinary honours programme at the University of Amsterdam.
Individual 'honours' assignments within courses are not included in this inventory except when they are part of a more extensive honours programme.
If we intend to use honors programs as labs for educational innovations that may spread throughout the institution, honors teachers should be offered a safe atmosphere in which they can experiment, i.e., there should be little risk of losing face, and making mistakes should be allowed, (see Otto, Van Haaren & De Kruif) Past publications about Dutch honors programs have often claimed that honors programs offer "a safe (learning) environment" that is important for educational experiments (Wolfensberger et al., "Honours Programmes; Sources" 15; Wolfensberger et al., "Universitaire" 102; Wolfensberger et al., "Honours Programmes as Laboratories" 136; Wolfensberger et al., "Laboratories" 164).
"To develop research skills": Honours programmes for the changing research agenda in Australian universities.