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Bachelors Degree in the United States consists of four years of study at an institution of higher learning which are called 

  • Freshman Year
  • Sophomore Year
  • Junior Year
  • Senior Year 

The two most common bachelor degree given in the US are

  • Bachelor of Science Degree (called the B.S.)
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree (called the B.A.)

Completing a Bachelors Degree

All students pursuing a Bachelors Degree must select a major by the end of their second year. Students must complete a required number of courses within their major in order to graduate with a bachelor degree in that major. For example, a student majoring in 'Anthropology' will not only have to complete 'Anthropology', but also calculus, chemistry, biology, mathematics, physics etc. in order to graduate with a bachelor of arts degree in Anthropology. Students are required to complete a series of courses outside their major in addition to the requirements for the major. 

Some Majors our students have opted for:

  • Applied Engineering Technology
  • Architecture 
  • Biological Sciences
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business Administration
  • Business and Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Digital Media
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering 
  • Environmental Science
  • Film and Video
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Sciences 
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics
  • Music Industry
  • Psychology
  • Software Engineering
  • Sport Management

Types of Universities that offer a Bachelors Degree

  • Private Universities 
  • Public Universities 
  • Liberal Arts Colleges 
  • Institutes of technology 
  • Religiously Affiliated Universities  

Students traditionally apply for admission into colleges. Admissions criteria greatly differ but are broadly based on the ‘Grades earned in high school’, ‘Grade Point Average’, ‘Class ranking’, and ‘Standardized test scores such as the SAT or ACT’. Some colleges also consider factors like personal essay or statement of purpose, extracurricular activities, participation in sports, etc. 

 

 

Last Updated ( Saturday, 06 August 2011 06:36 )  

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