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Video-based test U.S. Higher Education: Academic Degrees

Quiz by Anna Shapovalova

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  • Q1
    What is an Associate of Arts (AAA) degree primarily awarded for?
    preparing graduates for professional fields
    coursework in science and technical fields
    coursework in social science, humanities, and business fields
    completing a thesis
  • Q2
    What is the main difference between Associate of Science (AAS) and Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees?
    AAS degrees are primarily for students entering the workforce immediately
    AAS degrees are awarded for study in scientific and technical fields
    AAS degrees are for students planning to transfer to a four-year school
    AAS degrees are only awarded by Community Colleges
  • Q3
    What is the main difference between Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Bachelor of Science (BS) degrees?
    BA requires coursework in history and liberal arts, while BS requires coursework in science, math, and engineering
    BA requires research, while BS requires professional experience
    BA is earned in two years, while BS is earned in four years
    BA focuses on technical skills, while BS focuses on soft skills
  • Q4
    What do honors students have to complete before graduating with a bachelor's degree?
    research project in a foreign language
    honors courses
    senior research paper, often called a thesis
    additional two years of study
  • Q5
    What is the main idea behind obtaining a master's degree?
    to get a promotion at work
    to master a particular subject and improve analysis and critical thinking skills
    to take a break from studying
    to switch career paths
  • Q6
    What is the main difference between Master of Arts (MA) and Master of Science (MS) degrees?
    MA requires a thesis, while MS requires an internship
    MA has more credit hours than MS
    MA focuses on coursework in liberal arts, while MS focuses on coursework in sciences
    MA leads to a professional degree, while MS leads to a research degree
  • Q7
    What type of programs do professional master's degrees prepare graduates for?
    teaching positions
    government jobs
    employment in professional fields like business, engineering, nursing, or journalism
    research positions at universities
  • Q8
    What is the main focus of a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program?
    employment in professional fields
    coursework in liberal arts
    academic research and a dissertation
    professional experience
  • Q9
    What is the benefit of obtaining a professional doctorate in fields like psychology or law?
    higher salary
    access to honors programs
    career advancement
    preparation for employment in specific professions with applied research
  • Q10
    What do doctorate holders receive to signify their level of academic achievement?
    additional research grants
    honorary titles
    notations on their diplomas such as cum laude, magna laude, summa laude
    access to exclusive libraries

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