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Definition of Bachelor of arts

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degree given by a college or university to one who has completed a four-year course in the humanities; one who holds a bachelor's degree in the humanities
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1. a bachelor's degree in arts and sciences
(synonym) BA, Artium Baccalaurens, AB
(hypernym) bachelor's degree, baccalaureate
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A Bachelor of Arts (BA, B.A., AB or A.B. from the Latin artium baccalaureus or baccalaureus artium) is a bachelor's degree awarded for an undergraduate course or program in either the liberal arts, the sciences, or both. Bachelor of Arts degree programs generally take three to four years depending on the country, academic institution, and specific specializations, majors or minors. The word baccalaureus or baccalarium (from the Latin bacca, a berry, and laureus, "of the bay laurel") should not be confused with baccalaureatus (translatable as "gold-plated scepter" by using the Latin baculum and aureatus), which refers to the one- to two-year postgraduate Bachelor of Arts with Honours degree (Baccalaureatus in Artibus Cum Honore) in some countries.

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