A question about university degrees?

A question about university degrees? Topic: Undergraduate thesis topics
June 26, 2019 / By Wilmer
Question: I heard that people can "double major" while in college/university. So when they graduate they will have two degrees like lets say English and Journalism. So the person will have a Master degree that says that the person majored in two subjects, right? So what is a minor? Is that the Associates Degree? I've heard my friends saying that they want to major in something plus minor in another subject. I don't think this is the "double major". Can anyone explain to me the differences between "double major" and a "minor"? I want to study broadcasting when I go to college. Is there a way for me to double major like take English and journalism and also have a minor in Japanese? I even heard that some people can "triple major". How does that work? Do you stay longer in college/university? Thanks Thanks Diana A. Idk why lol.. I was just curious on why people would triple major. I know that BA is ok.. and Master is like graduate school. right?
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Selby Selby | 8 days ago
First of all, you are mixing things up. There are 2 undergraduate degrees: associates (2 years and the first or lowest degree) then a bachelors. AFTER graduating with a bachelors you get a masters, then/or a PhD. Majors, minors, double majors have nothing to do with that. (a masters degree will not say they have a 2 subject bachelors major). Then majors: your university sets up a # of credits, which classes, and any special requirements (such as a comprehensive exam or a thesis) you need to complete to get granted a major. If you do both sets of these requirements for 2 different subjects; you have a double major; this is not required to graduate (only 1 major is) but people do it for various reasons. Lessor # of credits & classes (and usually no special requirements) in another field can give you a minor. So a minor has fewer classes & units & no special requirements such as a thesis. It usually is for someone who has an interest in another topic; or enhances the major. You could triple major, but the question would be why? And yes, you would be in college 1-2 years longer. Also a double major and a minor would also keep you in college longer. It is not necessary to do a formal minor with a dbl major--you could just take the classes you find interesting or useful. When you do a more formal major or minor, you MUST take all the classes the university requires to complete it.
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People can only double major in undergraduate school, so that means no master's. They can have two bachelors, one in English and one in Journalism, like your example. But not for graduate school. An associate's degree is a 2-year degree at undergrad, and a minor is a secondary focus (think of it like a half-major) in undergrad. A major and a minor are different than a double major, the latter is still more coursework (like a major and two minors). Yes, you can do that. It will be difficult, but you can. I myself plan on double majoring linguistics and Russian. Some schools allow triple majors, but they are very difficult and often take 5 years to complete.
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Nelson Originally Answered: Which online university has the most widely accepted degrees?
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Nelson Originally Answered: Which online university has the most widely accepted degrees?
I would certainly like to help you but I am not sure about your degree. So it would be better to explain it more. But I would like add my end online degree are respected as same as the other degrees. At the end the matters is possession of skills.

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