The Bachelor's Degree; traditional first step on the ladder of higher education. It is characterized by a four year program which blends courses aimed at promoting the acquisition of broad knowledge through a solid foundation in the Liberal Arts and Sciences as well as courses designed to give depth of understanding in the major field.
Refers to the baccalaureate or bachelor's degree usually achieved after four years of undergraduate college study. Shasta College offers the first two years of baccalaureate work in many fields of study.
A level of education marked by the completion of the equivalent of four or more years of full-time education (at least 124 semester units or 180 quarter units). Baccalaureate degrees are offered by the CSU, UC, and many private colleges and universities. Baccalaureate level also refers to courses that meet requirements for the baccalaureate degree, also called a four-year or bachelor's degree.
the church service for graduating seniors and their parents; in the past the service was held on Sunday morning with commencement on Sunday afternoon; now the Baccalaureate is on Saturday followed by Commencement on Sunday.
A qualification at the same level as A level or Advanced Higher, covering a broader spectrum of subjects. International, European and various specific country versions exist. In the near future a Welsh Baccalaureate will be available.