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What Is A Bachelor of Science?


A Bachelor of Science (commonly abbreviated as a B.S. or B.Sc.) is a globally recognized academic degree awarded to undergraduates for completion of their course. The degree generally takes three to five years to complete, but will vary depend on the country, institution, subject area and courses selected. Programs resulting in a Bachelor of Science degree are generally more strictly focused on their subject matter and students are expected to concentrate their academic energies on mastering the technical and practical facets of their field. Bachelor of Science degrees are usually offered in technical and scientific areas like computer science, nursing, mathematics, biochemistry, and physics. Read this guide to learn more!


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