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bachelor's degree

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Definition an academic degree conferred on someone who has successfully completed undergraduate studies in a college or university (usually 4 years)
  • She received a bachelor's degree with honors in business economics.
  • "Uncle Jack, I thought I'd gone through all that beingdisillusioned-about-your-parents stuff when I took my bachelor's degree, but there's something—"
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • I had also graduated with honors from the University of Florida with a bachelor's degree in family, youth, and community sciences.
    Tim Tebow  --  Through My Eyes
  • I immediately resumed my university studies, obtained a bachelor's degree in business and administration, and began working for Grupo Alpha.
    W. William Winokur  --  The Perfect Game
  • I graduated from LACC and transferred to Cal State Los Angeles, where I completed my bachelor's degree and earned a teaching credential.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • His mother is a housewife who will eventually go back to college and earn a bachelor's degree in education.
    Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner  --  Freakonomics
  • Hardly a week later, Duty presented itself in his study under the disguise of Fred Vincy, now returned from Omnibus College with his bachelor's degree.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • It had been a foregone conclusion on my father's part and on mine that I would go on to there after high school for my bachelor's degree.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • "He will graduate with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering," Wilkinson said as the crowd cheered and the president clapped approvingly.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • She is studying for a bachelor's degree in business administration.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • From such schools about two thousand Negroes have gone forth with the bachelor's degree.
    W. E. B. Du Bois  --  The Souls of Black Folk
  • But engraved, four years from now, on a bachelor of arts degree?
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • "In just six weeks, you can get your bachelor's degree in the exciting and vibrant career of the future—farming!"
    Rick Riordan  --  The House of Hades
  • Another African teacher with a bachelor of arts degree was Ben Mahlasela.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • He was a Bachelor of Arts of Cambridge, very shy, and no preacher.
    D.H. Lawrence  --  Sons and Lovers
  • "And what will you be doing now that you have your bachelor's degree in...what is it again?"
    Meg Cabot  --  Queen of Babble
  • He was a Bachelor of Arts of Blodgett College, and a Doctor of Philosophy in economics of Yale.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Babbitt
  • Phil stayed at Louisiana Tech and earned a bachelor's degree in health and physical education in 1969 and a master's in 1974.
    Willie & Korie Robertson  --  The Duck Commander Family
  • After one year of high school, I attended the University of Toronto and took a double-major Bachelor's degree.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • I hold a Bachelor's Degree in Arts and practised as an attorney in Johannesburg for a number of years in partnership with Oliver Tambo.
    Nelson Mandela  --  I Am Prepared to Die

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