Bachelor of Science

1
: the recipient of a bachelor's degree which usually signifies that the recipient has done the greater part of his or her course work in the sciences with some specialization in a particular science
2
: the degree making one a Bachelor of Science
abbreviation B.S., B.Sc., S.B.
the degree of Bachelor of Science in agronomy
a B.S. in chemical engineering
a B.Sc. in architecture

Word History

First Known Use

1851, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Bachelor of Science was in 1851

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“Bachelor of Science.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bachelor%20of%20Science. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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