Re: Real Science (was Re: serious)

From: D. F. Siemens, Jr. <dfsiemensjr@juno.com>
Date: Thu Jan 08 2004 - 13:53:11 EST

On Thu, 08 Jan 2004 13:14:05 -0500 Jan de Koning <jan@dekoning.ca>
writes:
<snip>
> BTW are the Social Sciences part of the Sciences so that one gets
> degrees
> like B.Sc.? Or, do they still get B.A. degrees, thus indicating
> that
> Soocial Sciences are nor "real" sciences?
> I am confused here. I studied mathematics and a bit philosophy but
> got a
> B.Sc. degree,
>
> Jan de Koning
>
In most US colleges, the difference between BA and BS (seldom BSc) is a
language requirement. So one may have a BA in math, physics, sociology,
etc. There are some areas in some schools that require an appropriate
language.
Dave
Received on Thu Jan 8 13:57:06 2004

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