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  Baccalaureate and Beyond Longitudinal Study (B&B) - Overview
Baccalaureate and Beyond Longitudinal Study (B&B) provides information concerning education and work experiences after completion of bachelor’s degrees.
The report uses longitudinal data from the 1992—93 Baccalaureate and Beyond Study (B&B:93/03) to examine the characteristics related to graduate degree enrollment, persistence, and completion among 1992—93 bachelor’s degree recipients.
Using data from the 2003 Baccalaureate and Beyond Longitudinal Study (B&B:93/03), this report provides an overview of the status of 1992—93 college graduates 10 years after graduation.
nces.ed.gov /surveys/b&b   (328 words)

  1995 Psychology Baccalaureate Employment Survey: 1992 Graduates
The 1992 Psychology Baccalaureate Survey is the first attempt by the APA to gather data relevant to the educational and career outcomes of baccalaureate degree recipients in psychology.
Baccalaureate recipients are a transient group compared to the doctoral-level populations surveyed by this office and address decay is a particular problem.
Thirteen percent of baccalaureate degrees were awarded to students over 30 years of age which suggests that psychology students are attending college or returning to complete the baccalaureate at a later age.
research.apa.org /95survey/homepage.html   (5607 words)

Baccalaureate degree recipients achieve a university-level competency in understanding concepts, in the acquisition of information and knowledge, and in assessing the central role theories play in determining which of the multitude of facts are significant to an inquiry.
Through the baccalaureate process, students experience and learn to appreciate bodies of knowledge including the creative and performing arts, the humanities, the sciences, and the social and behavioral sciences, in order to provide access to realms of creativity, imagination, and feeling that explore and enlarge the meaning of what it is to be human.
Baccalaureate graduates are able to make critical and reflective value choices, to understand one's role in the moral order, and to understand the values and ethics of a democratic society and the responsibilities of citizenship.
www.calpoly.edu /~acadsen/documents/baccalaureate.htm   (4054 words)

 Baccalaureate Nursing Programs - Peterson's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The four-year baccalaureate programs in today's nursing colleges provide the educational and experiential base not only for entry-level professional practice but also as the platform on which to build a career through graduate-level study for roles as advanced practice nurses, such as nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, clinical specialists, and nurse administrators and educators.
The more experienced student would be likely to have a more focused idea of what is to be gained by an education in nursing; there would be more evidence of the student's values and the ways in which she or he relates them to the knowledge gained from preprofessional nursing classes.
A standard basic or generic baccalaureate program in nursing is a four-year college or university education that incorporates a variety of liberal arts courses with professional education and training.
www.petersons.com /nursing/articles/baccalaureate.asp?sponsor=3093   (2483 words)

 Laguna Hills High School Baccalaureate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Historically, baccalaureate has been a time when grads gather at a local church for a "send-off sermon" by the local pastor, minister, or priest.
Baccalaureate and Graduation are considered significant "rites of passage" in our culture, bringing closure to the high school experience and welcoming young adults into the next phase of their lives.
Baccalaureate always precedes graduation and is often held in a church on the Sunday prior to graduation.
www.lhhsgrads.com /qna.php   (1797 words)

 Baccalaureate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
International Baccalaureate, a group of three internationally recognised educational programmes for students aged 3 to 19
The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, the senior of the three International Baccalaureate programmes, for students aged 15-19
Baccalaureate (address), "a farewell address in the form of a sermon delivered to a graduating class" (in the United States.)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Baccalaureate   (164 words)

The Baccalaureate service seems to have originated in a 1432 Oxford University statute, which required each bachelor to deliver a sermon in Latin as part of his academic exercise.
Today, the Baccalaureate service is an multi-faith occasion of thanksgiving and celebration for the completion of the undergraduate and graduate careers.
The Baccalaureate speaker for 2004 was Diana L. Eck, a professor of Comparative Religion and Indian Studies at Harvard Divinity School.
www.dartmouth.edu /~tucker/rsl/baccalaureate.html   (952 words)

 Baccalaureate and Step Sing
Commencement activities start on Sunday with the Baccalaureate ceremony in the University Chapel.
Immediately following the Baccalaureate service there will be a garden party for degree candidates and their families in McCosh Courtyard (adjacent to the chapel) hosted by the Dean of the College, the Dean of Undergraduate Students, the Dean of Religious Life and of the Chapel, and the Vice President for Campus Life.
Songs are chosen by the senior class to reflect their Princeton experience.
www.princeton.edu /~vp/commencement/bacc.html   (290 words)

The International Baccalaureate Diploma and individual certificates are recognized for admission and advanced standing at colleges and universities in the United States and throughout the world.
International Baccalaureate is a comprehensive program for academically talented and highly motivated students sponsored and administered by the International Baccalaureate Organization based in Geneva, Switzerland.
The International Baccalaureate Diploma is awarded to students who meet the following requirements: specific course work in six academic disciplines, with students completing classes and writing external examinations in all six areas: English, Modern language, individuals and societies, Experimental Sciences, Mathematics, and one additional elective.
www.svusd.k12.ca.us /districtinfo/ibo.asp   (345 words)

Baccalaureates were once an institution in American culture; they usually took place prior to official school graduation ceremonies, often in a church.
There is growing evidence, though, that the baccalaureate ceremony may be making a comeback, encouraged partly by faith-based groups seeking to add a religious component to the secular rite of passage known as graduation.
Public schools may not "donate" auditoriums or other facilities for the baccalaureate; a school hall may be rented, although such an action could face court review by a plaintiff who argues that the proximity of the baccalaureate service gives the appearance of official school endorsement.
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 Policy on International Baccalaureate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The academic studies and basic principles of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme have a strong connection to the studies completed at College of Notre Dame of Maryland through the General Education Studies requirements.
The International Baccalaureate also has as its foundation the goal of educating the whole person.
Notre Dame recognizes the International Baccalaureate and will grant a maximum of 30 credits to any student completing the IB diploma with a total score of 30 or higher.
www.ndm.edu /academics/Policy-on-International-Baccalaureate.cfm   (422 words)

The baccalaureate ceremony is a highlight of the academic year.
During the Baccalaureate Ceremony, students who are in honor societies and who have earned academic excellence are often recognized.
Legend has it that the Baccalaureate ceremony originated in a statute of 1432 at Oxford University, which required each bachelor to deliver a sermon in Latin as part of his academic exercise.
virts.rootsweb.com /~julieann/graduation.htm   (1322 words)

 Graduate Degrees and Post-Baccalaureate Programs
Students with a baccalaureate degree who wish to continue their education for personal enrichment or to meet professional needs may do so at CSULB either as a post-baccalaureate student or as a graduate student.
Provisional admission is granted to applicants anticipating their baccalaureate degree prior to registration but subsequent to filing the application.
Proof of the baccalaureate is mandatory (final transcript must be on file) prior to the student's second semester of attendance.
www.csulb.edu /~edpsychg/gradprog.html   (6155 words)

 Bates College | The Baccalaureate Theme
Ritually marking the close of the undergraduate years, Baccalaureate provides an occasion to remember that we do not belong only to ourselves and that our true vocations, our deepest callings, are discovered only by committing ourselves to the service of the common good.
In gratitude and reverence for those sacred vocations, as numerous and as diverse in their particular expressions as the members of this Class, we gather this afternoon to remember, to rejoice and to give thanks.
The members of the Class of 2006 chose "passion" as the theme of their Baccalaureate service in honor of their deep and dynamic commitment to their families, friends and communities; to learning and growth; and to the making of a better world.
www.bates.edu /x117362.xml   (448 words)

The Post Baccalaureate Candidate Handbook is intended to assist the candidate pursuing teacher licensure for elementary education, K-12 education, and secondary education.
Post Baccalaureate candidates are responsible for current information regarding their specific program of study and should inquire each semester with the Program Director and Director of Testing.
The Post Baccalaureate Program requires candidates to address any gaps in their undergraduate education to ensure attainment of knowledge and skills required in general education, professional education and the academic major for the teaching field.
www.lmunet.edu /academics/postbac/handbook_update.htm   (3849 words)

 PAR-07-039: Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program for Underrepresented Students (R25)
Similarly, faculty from the baccalaureate degree granting institution may serve as visiting lecturers, offer lectures and/or laboratory courses in areas in which expertise is lacking at the partner institution, or develop joint-team taught courses.
Institutions offering both associate and baccalaureate degree may not use funds from the Bridges program for graduates of their own associate degree programs to enter their own baccalaureate programs, even if a student is moving to another department, school, or college.  The program seeks to promote and enhance partnerships BETWEEN institutions.
The Bridges to the Baccalaureate applications seeks to improve the ability of educational institutions to train and graduate promising students from underrepresented groups/health disparities populations in the biomedical sciences, including the relevant behavioral, physical, and quantitative sciences.  Since Bridges applications are institutional in nature they must reflect the plans and priorities of the partnerships.
grants.nih.gov /grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-07-039.html   (8543 words)

 History of Graduation - Ceremony, Ring, Yearbook, Diploma, Music, Cap & Gown, Valedictorian, Baccalaureate by ...
Legend states the Baccalaureate ceremony originated back to a statute dated 1432 at Oxford University, that required each bachelor to deliver a sermon in Latin as part of his academic exercise.
The baccalaureate might be included in the graduation ceremony while for other schools it is a separate event that takes place before the commencement (a day or a few hours).
The baccalaureate ceremony is considered the highlight of the school year..
www.brownielocks.com /graduation.html   (3699 words)

 The Baccalaureate Core, Office of Academic Programs, Oregon State University
Students should understand the political and economic dimensions of scientific or technological change, the nature of the scientific enterprise and its relationship to technology, and the complexity of major revolutions in science and technology.
The Theatre area of the Department of Speech is proposing that TA 147, Introduction to the Theatre be included in catalog listings as a course that fulfills the requirements of the Baccalaureate Core for the Literature and Arts segment of Perspectives.
Intro to Theatre is a course of study that provides a general background to theatre arts for students of all disciplines.
oregonstate.edu /ap/curriculum/baccore.html   (3481 words)

 Greenville's International Baccalaureate Schools
The International Baccalaureate Organization has created three levels of educational programming designed to provide students with age appropriate and challenging curriculum.
Through comprehensive and balanced curricula coupled with challenging assessments, the International Baccalaureate Organization aims to assist schools in their endeavors to develop the individual talents of young people and teach them to relate the experience of the classroom to the realities of the world outside.
The International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (DP) is a comprehensive, rigorous, international curriculum, leading to examinations, for students in grades 11 and 12.
www.greenville.k12.sc.us /district/schools/ib.asp   (464 words)

 The Pasadena Unified School District - Blair International Baccalaureate School
Blair International Baccalaureate School provides an environment where a shared commitment (by staff, students, parents and community) to learning, cooperation, tolerance and self-discipline will enable our students to become lifelong learners and responsible participants in our culturally diverse, democratic society.
Blair International Baccalaureate School is one of five high schools in the Pasadena Unified School District, which also consists of three middle schools and 24 elementary schools.
Blair International Baccalaureate School participates in the Middle Years Program, which provides the framework for an integrated and international philosophy that is supported by academic rigor and opportunities to explore and learn about the world outside their immediate community.
www.pasadena.k12.ca.us /staticpages/index.php?page=20030822165119230   (626 words)

 AdQuest3D: Content
More than six years ago, a federal district judge in Montgomery ruled that school administrators could no longer be involved in the organizing of baccalaureate services for their senior classes.
This year, the site of the baccalaureate service will be the Daleville Baptist Church at 7 p.m.
Delivering the baccalaureate address to the seniors will be the Rev. Rick Evans of the Dalraida Baptist Church in Montgomery.
zwire.com /news/newsstory.cfm?newsid=8094379&...&CATEGORYID=418   (304 words)

 CUNY Online Baccalaureate
The Online Baccalaureate offers a distinctive liberal arts education with a concentration in Communication and Culture.
This innovative, accredited program of study is designed for working adults who seek to enhance their professional opportunities by completing their baccalaureate degree.
The Online Baccalaureate is now offering students throughout CUNY the opportunity to study with us during the summer 2007 semester.
www1.cuny.edu /online   (267 words)

 Health Science Campus :  Baccalaureate Program
Nursing is a challenging career that incorporates theory, complex technology and caring.
Baccalaureate nursing graduates provide research / theory based nursing care to healthy and ill individuals, families and communities in a variety of health care settings including clinics, hospitals, nursing homes, schools and outpatient facilities.
This is a chance to combine the best of both worlds - the excitement of college life coupled with the challenge of a clinical setting and a stimulating health science center.
hsc.utoledo.edu /snur/bsn.html   (336 words)

 Post Baccalaureate Information - Boston College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
We note that the average age for individuals entering health professions graduate school is approximately twenty-five.
Post Baccalaureate Masters Programs: These programs are generally designed for individuals who have done reasonably well in their core science prerequisites, but their science averages are not quite competitive.
If your science average is very close to being competitive, or money/time are issues, you may want to enroll in science courses part-time through an evening or extension school at a nearby college or university.
www.bc.edu /schools/cas/premed/preparation/postbac   (906 words)

 Amazon.com: baccalaureate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Mathematics Standard Level for the International Baccalaureate: A Text for the new Syllabus by Alan Wicks (Paperback - Aug 2004)
The international baccalaureate: 'Cadillac' of college-prep programs: An article from: Education Week by John Gehring (April 25, 2001)
Baccalaureate messages,: Or, Committed to Christ (Preaching helps series) by Harold W Reed (Unknown Binding - 1966)
www.amazon.com /s?ie=UTF8&keywords=baccalaureate&tag=icongroupinterna&index=blended&link_code=qs&page=1   (450 words)

 Enriched and Innovative Instruction: International Baccalaureate Programs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) offers an internationally recognized diploma based on in-depth study of major content areas.
Students can earn college credit and/or advanced placement in college upon successful completion of the program and based upon scores earned on content-based assessments.
College Gardens Elementary School is a candidate for this International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) program.
www.mcps.k12.md.us /curriculum/enriched/ibo   (93 words)

 Post-Baccalaureate & Special Student Admission
Post-Baccalaureate applicants who do not possess a 2.8 QPA from a previously awarded undergraduate or a 3.0 QPA from a graduate degree are not eligible for admission to a teacher education program at Slippery Rock University.
The option of enrolling and improving one’s quality point average at Slippery Rock or another institution without receiving a baccalaureate or graduate degree is not available.
Students may not seek admission through another program at Slippery Rock and transfer via a change of major or other mechanism into a teacher education certification program at Slippery Rock at a later date.
www.sru.edu /pages/1506.asp   (497 words)

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