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B.A. vs A.B

andrwagtsandrwagts Posts: 37Registered User Junior Member
why did davis change their bachelors degrees to A.B. instead of B.A.
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  • swifty27swifty27 Posts: 202Registered User Junior Member
    because davis is weird like that ;)

    Actually, I think it's because in Latin, it's Artis Baccularatum, thus A.B. is more traditional. That's my guess, anyway.
  • fooshyfooshy Posts: 373- Member
    That's correct, they use the traditional Latin arrangement of the words "Artium Baccalaureus" to distinguish a Bachelor of Arts from a Bachelor of Science. Why they don't do S.B. for "Scienti
  • wootdfook1wootdfook1 Posts: 6Registered User New Member
    BA & BS....?? they are distinguished enough.
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