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This is the most traditional degree given by colleges and universities, usually it requires at least four years of full-time study although some programs like architecture or engineering take five years.

Bachelor degrees help many people to obtain better jobs, in fact someone who has a degree can earn considerably more than those who donít. When a student chooses a bachelor degree, it is mandatory to select a major at the end of the second year.

In order to graduate with a bachelor degree in a major, students must complete a required number of courses. But the courses are not only associated to the major, there are other courses like writing, foreign language, communications and history which must be completed to graduate. In order to complete a specific degree such as a Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity and Information, some schools require you take classes only offered online.

  Types of Bachelor degree

The most common classes of bachelor degrees are the Bachelor of Science degree (B.S) and the Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A).
  Bachelor of Science (B.S):

Usually awarded in natural sciences, professional, and technical fields. Requires a majority of courses in sciences which cover areas like life sciences, physical sciences or mathematical sciences.

  Bachelor of Arts (B.A):

Usually awarded in the humanities, social sciences, and arts. Requires a majority of courses in arts that cover areas like social science, music, humanities or fine arts.

  Other degrees:
  Bachelor of Architecture (BArch)
  Bachelor of Aviation (BAvn)
  Bachelor of Biomedical Science (BBiomedSc)
  Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA, BSBA)
  Bachelor of Design (BDes)
  Bachelor of Divinity, Bachelor of Theology (BD, BTh)
  Bachelor of Economics (BA Econ, BScEcon)
  Bachelor of Engineering (BEng, BIng, BSE, BESc)
  Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)
  Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
  Bachelor of Medical Science (BMedSc)
  Bachelor of Music (BMus)
  Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm)
  Bachelor of Philosophy (BPhil)
  Bachelor of Science in Education (BSc Ed)
  Bachelor of Science in Psychology (BSc Pysch)
  Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH)
  Bachelor of Social Science (BSocSc)
  Honors in Bachelor Degrees

In United States, many universities and colleges award bachelorís degrees with honors like:
  Cum laude: Means graduate with honor/praise
  Magna cum laude: Means graduate with great honor/praise
  Maxima cum laude: Means graduate with maximal honor/praise
  Summa cum laude: Means graduate with highest honor/praise

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