bachelor's degree

noun

Definition of bachelor's degree 

: a degree that is given to a student by a college or university usually after four years of study

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Borman earned her bachelor's degree in education from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and PhD in pediatric neuropsychology from UWM in the mid-1970s. Jesse Garza, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Milwaukee's Mary Ann Borman — 'a true dyed in the wool radical' — was dedicated to community action," 5 July 2018 Candidates should have a bachelor's degree in theatre or related field and at least three years experience. Mark Rapp, cleveland.com, "Cleveland theater's auditions for May 11 and Beyond: Near West Theatre's Teen/Young Adult Production of "Spring Awakening" & More," 11 May 2018 However, Caillier said this bill would create obstacles as Louisiana tries to increase the number of residents with bachelor's degrees. Wilborn P. Nobles Iii, NOLA.com, "3 bills that would change TOPS are advanced by Louisiana House lawmakers," 5 Apr. 2018 Upon discharge from the Navy, Jack attended the University of Missouri and earned a bachelor's degree in Zoology in 1949. courant.com, "Jack W. Cohen," 30 June 2018 Hallquist holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Iowa State University and a master's degree in business administration from Rockhurst College. Mará Rose Williams, kansascity, "Gov. Parson puts Missouri's Board of Education back to work with two new members," 12 June 2018 Davis holds a bachelor's degree from Howard Payne University, as well as a masters and doctorate from Texas Tech University. Shelby Webb, Houston Chronicle, "Crosby ISD names East Texas superintendent as 'lone finalist'," 22 May 2018 Bomar holds a bachelor's degree in Political Science and Communications from the University of Washington and a master's degree in Public Affairs from Washington State University, Vancouver. Rosemarie Stein, OregonLive.com, "Business Movers: Maggie Vail named Content Creators Coalition's executive director," 8 May 2018 Most of those Sun Devils, about 10,400 of them, are undergraduates receiving bachelor's degrees across ASU’s campuses and online programs. Rachel Leingang, azcentral, "Arizona State University celebrates largest graduating class at Chase Field," 7 May 2018

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1700, in the meaning defined above

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