academic degree

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n academic degree an award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study "he earned his degree at Princeton summa cum laude"
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Usage

In literature:

Miss Shafer's academic degrees were from Oberlin, the M.A.
"The Story of Wellesley" by Florence Converse
Moreover, academic degrees are tariffed in the marriage market.
"Tales of Bengal" by S. B. Banerjea
Academic degrees should be given only upon state examinations.
"Elements of Debating" by Leverett S. Lyon
By slow degrees, he had allowed himself to be drawn from his academic hermitry into contact with the visible life around him.
"Queed" by Henry Sydnor Harrison
They had academic titles and degrees that even Lloyd Whitburn couldn't ignore.
"The Edge of the Knife" by Henry Beam Piper
As for his university training and academic degree, if they did not benefit him in all circumstances they were not much worth.
"A Houseful of Girls" by Sarah Tytler
Would you mind telling the Court what other academic degrees you have?
"...Or Your Money Back" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Once every three years Canton teems with men, young and old, who have gathered to compete for academic degrees.
"East of Suez" by Frederic Courtland Penfield
There is no record of his having distinguished himself academically in the slightest degree.
"The Curse of Education" by Harold E. Gorst
Browning had received his first academic honors that summer, Oxford having conferred on him her degree of M.A.
"The Brownings" by Lilian Whiting
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In news:

Boston – Boston University awarded academic degree s to 1,501 students in September 2012.
Sound Design degree for the 2008/2009 academic year until Feb 29th, 2008.
More than two-thirds of bachelor's degree recipients graduated with student debt in academic year 2007-08.
" Of the cohort of more than thirty, "only perhaps 40 percent of us would complete our degrees and secure academic appointments.
Under the general direction of the Dean of Professional Studies, provides academic and administrative leadership of the Associate Degree Nursing and Practical Nursing education programs.
College graduation comes with more than the usual pomp and circumstance associated with donning caps and gowns and awarding academic degrees this year.
Founded in 1965 to satisfy the region's need for a convenient, affordable and comprehensive higher education destination, Bergen Community College now enrolls nearly 17,000 students in its academic degree programs.
Former Gov Frank Murkowski, Sen Lisa Murkowski had offers of honorary degrees from academic at center of New York trial.
COLUMBIA — MU will reduce its academic inventory by at least seven more low-producing degrees.
And on Friday, the retired registered nurse will graduate from Cox College in Springfield with a bachelor of science degree in nursing , capping decades of scattered academic work and a 50-year career in the field.
The degree — awarded to sorority members who study in the program for eight years — is the non-academic sorority's fifth degree.
Full-time academic and part-time Hollywood star James Franco, who seems to possess more degrees than a thermometer, is taking on a new role: Film professor .
Separately, Regent Kyle Hybl, R-Colorado Springs, gave notice to the board that he'll be bringing forward a resolution in February to refresh the way new degrees are approved, with campuses coming up with "academic priorities".
Hillesheim will serve as the academic leader of the Chicago-based institution that offers degrees in business, culinary arts, early childhood education and hospitality management.
Boston University awarded academic degrees to 1,501 students in September 2012.
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In science:

This “trust, but verify” approach should provide a strong degree of protection against both honest mistakes and actual academic fraud.
Compression Rate Method for Empirical Science and Application to Computer Vision
M r. M uhammad Zahe e r As lam has done BS in computer Science from Govt: Degree College NO .1 Dera Ismail Khan affiliated with Gomal University Dear Ismail Khan Pakistan. He has first division throughout his academic carrier.
Comparison of Random Waypoint & Random Walk Mobility Model under DSR, AODV & DSDV MANET Routing Protocols
I declare that the work in this dissertation was carried out in accordance with the requirements of the University’s Regulations and Code of Practice for Research Degree Programmes and that it has not been submitted for any other academic award.
Interference Mitigation in Large Random Wireless Networks
As response variables we consider the performance in mathematics and reading test scores taken when the child was 7, 11 and 16 years old, an overall measure of non cognitive attitudes (as reported by teachers) and the academic qualification achieved (none, O-level, A-level, university degree).
An efficient Fisher-scoring algorithm for fitting latent class models with individual covariates
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