Definition of Academic degree
1. Noun. 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"
Generic synonyms: Accolade, Award, Honor, Honour, Laurels
Specialized synonyms: Associate, Associate Degree, Baccalaureate, Bachelor's Degree, Honours, Honours Degree, Master's Degree, Doctor's Degree, Doctorate, Law Degree, Honorary Degree, Honoris Causa
Lexicographical Neighbors of Academic Degree
Literary usage of Academic degree
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. OECD Territorial Reviews by Oecd (2003)
"... an academic degree in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area in 1997 Percentage of people having academic ..."
2. Annual Report of the American Bar Association: Including Proceedings of the by American Bar Association (1907)
"If two persons satisfactorily complete a three years' course in law the same degree in law should be granted to each, even though one has an academic degree ..."
3. Disability in Higher Education by Serge Ebersold, Peter Evans (2003)
"In the traditional graduation system, a first academic degree is conferred ... Admission to Master's study courses requires a first academic degree or state ..."
4. Addresses and Proceedings by National Education Association of the United States, National Teachers' Association (U.S.)., American Normal School Association, Central College Association (1894)
"1 should certainly be opposed to any legislation making either an academic degree or a university professional degree a prerequisite to the practice of any ..."
5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1902)
"The arguments presented in favor of this change are ns follows: (1) The degree 'Forest Engineer' expresses more adequately than the academic degree now ..."