Bachelor of Arts

  • a bachelor of arts (ba or ab; from the latin baccalaureus artium or artium baccalaureus) is a bachelor's degree awarded for an undergraduate program in the arts and sciences. bachelor of arts programs generally take three or four years depending on the country and institution.

    diplomas generally give the name of the institution, signatures of officials of the institution, type of degree conferred, conferring authority, and location at which the degree is conferred. diplomas are printed on high-quality paper or parchment; individual institutions set the preferred abbreviation for their degrees.[1]

    • degree attainment generally takes four years in ghana, afghanistan, lebanon, armenia, kenya, brunei, canada, greece, bangladesh, azerbaijan, egypt, iran, japan, kazakhstan, lithuania, latvia, nigeria, serbia, spain, pakistan, the philippines, thailand, russia, ireland, south korea, iraq, kuwait, turkey, hong kong, the united states, and most of the americas.[2]
    • degree attainment generally takes three years in nearly all of the european union, united kingdom and albania, australia, bosnia and herzegovina, india, israel, new zealand, iceland, norway, singapore, the caribbean, south africa, switzerland, and the canadian province of quebec.
  • australia, canada, india, nepal, new zealand and south africa
  • netherlands
  • germany
  • united kingdom and ireland
  • see also
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A Bachelor of Arts (BA or AB; from the Latin baccalaureus artium or artium baccalaureus) is a bachelor's degree awarded for an undergraduate program in the arts and sciences. Bachelor of Arts programs generally take three or four years depending on the country and institution.

Diplomas generally give the name of the institution, signatures of officials of the institution, type of degree conferred, conferring authority, and location at which the degree is conferred. Diplomas are printed on high-quality paper or parchment; individual institutions set the preferred abbreviation for their degrees.[1]

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