Degree, Academic

I INTRODUCTION Degree, Academic, title granted by a college or university, usually signifying completion of an established course of study. Honorary degrees are conferred as marks of distinction, not necessarily of scholarship. II HISTORY Institutions of higher learning have granted degrees since the 12th century. The word itself was then used for the baccalaureate and […]

Degree, Academic

I INTRODUCTION Degree, Academic, title granted by a college or university, usually signifying completion of an established course of study. Honorary degrees are conferred as marks of distinction, not necessarily of scholarship. II HISTORY Institutions of higher learning have granted degrees since the 12th century. The word itself was then used for the baccalaureate and […]