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Definition of the noun baccalaureate

What does baccalaureate mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: baccalaureates

  1. a farewell sermon to a graduating class at their commencement ceremonies
  2. an academic degree conferred on someone who has successfully completed undergraduate studies

Alternative definition of the noun baccalaureate


  1. The first or lowest academical degree conferred by universities and colleges; a bachelor degree.
  2. A high school completion exam and qualification awarded in many countries (e.g. Finland, France, Moldova, Romania), designed to enable students to go on to higher education.
  3. [US] A farewell address in the form of a sermon delivered to a graduating class.

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Google previewAlternative Pathways to the Baccalaureate (2013)

Do Community Colleges Offer a Viable Solution to the Nation's Knowledge Deficit? by Nancy Remington, Ronald Remington

students and state treasuries are yet another reason why the comprehensive college baccalaureate is an idea whose time has come. Summary and Conclusions—Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness Despite the fact that we have made ...

Google previewSociology of Education (2013)

An A-to-Z Guide by James Ainsworth

The PreInternational Baccalaureate is an educational program developed by the International Baccalaureate (IB) for students 3 to 16 years old. The PreInternational Baccalaureate is a precursor to the IB Diploma Programme that is offered ...

Google previewCrabb's English Synonymes (1917)

by George Crabb

Baccalaureate is a term of uncertain derivation.

Google previewCrabb's English Synonyms

by George Crabb

Baccalaureate is a term of uncertain derivation.

Google previewBeyond Bilingualism (1998)

Multilingualism and Multilingual Education by Jasone Cenoz, Fred Genesee

Like many European school-leaving qualifications, the Baccalaureate is a group certificate where the overall mark represents the level attained in all subjects studied in the last year of schooling, including compulsory subjects and electives.

Google previewThe Cost effectiveness of digital subtraction angiography in the diagnosis of cerebrovascular disease (1985)

Since the baccalaureate is the entry-level degree to a scientific or engineering career, the composition of the undergraduate population can be expected to have a significant effect on the size and make-up of the science and engineering work ...

Google previewThe Education Week Guide to K-12 Terminology (2009)

by Education Week

International Baccalaureate (IB) The International Baccalaureate is a program of rigorous coursework and examinations based on an internationally developed curriculum. Like Advanced Placement courses, completed IB coursework often ...

Google previewThe Meaning of International Experience for Schools (1993)

by Angene Hopkins Wilson

The International Baccalaureate is an increasingly popular possibility, but it will rarely be the only appropriate way for students to get a more specialized international eduation. International education should not be limited to an elite group.

Google previewToward a European Nation? (1994)

Political Trends in Europe--east and West, Center and Periphery by Dr. Max Haller

The International Baccalaureate is an international form of education that is offered by 350 schools in 52 countries. The IB certificate is recognized by 600 universities throughout the world, including the universities in the Netherlands. The IB ...

Google previewDictionary of British Education (2003)

by Peter Gordon, Denis Lawton

An 1PPR paper, A British Baccalaureate ( 1 990), described England and Wales as suffering from 'an early selection-low participation system'. The proposed solution was a new qualification, to some extent based on the French Baccalaureate ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Library and Information Science (1997)

Volume 60 - Supplement 23: AIDS-HIV Programs and Services in Libraries to User Interface Evaluation by Allen Kent

Baccalaureate directors had less library experience than doctoral and comprehensive directors. Among baccalaureate directors, those at less selective liberal arts colleges had less library (17.5 years) and administrative ( 10.5 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African-American Education (1996)

by Faustine Childress Jones-Wilson

As late as the mid- 1930s, only one, Florida A & M University* in Tallahassee, boasted a baccalaureate nursing department. Howard University* in Washington, D.C., established a baccalaureate program as early as 1922, but it lasted only ...

Google previewDictionary of Health Insurance and Managed Care (2006)

by David E. Marcinko, MBA, CFP, CMP

The first category includes those occupations that require at least a baccalaureate degree (e.g., clinical laboratory scientists and technologists, dietitians and nutritionists, health educators, medical record librarians, and occupational speech ...

Google previewThe Ultimate International Student Dictionary (2015)

by Study Destination USA

IB (International Baccalaureate): It is a baccalaureate program for high school students, with a curriculum consisting of essay writing, theory, and a number of projects. The diploma may result in university/college credit, and may be used to ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Education (2015)

by Susan Wallace

See also English Baccalaureate (EBacc); International Baccalaureate; Welsh Baccalaureate. bachelor's degree An award conferred for the successful completion of *undergraduate studies. The general field of study is indicated in the title of ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2011)

Volume 17: Education by Clarence L. Mohr

In 1890 it began conferring baccalaureate degrees and in 1907 changed its name to Salem Academy and College.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Nursing Research, Third Edition (2011)

by Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN, Meredith Kazer, PhD, APRN, A/GNP-BC

baccalaureate degree (bachelor of science in nursing), associate degree (associate degree in nursing), and diploma ...

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The value of this 13-letter word is 19 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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