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Undergraduate and Professional Degrees Conferred by the University of Pennsylvania (1757-2003):
School of Arts and Sciences

 

Degrees offered and awarded by the University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences (1757-2003) in chronological order:

 

Name of Degree

Abbreviation

Years in which the degree was offered or awarded

Bachelor of Arts

A.B.

1757-present

Master of Arts

A.M.

1760-1892

Bachelor of Science

S.B.

1852-1872

Master of Science

S.M.

1852-1875

Bachelor of Music

Mus.Bac.

1876-1921

Bachelor of Philosophy

Ph.B.

1884-1889

Bachelor of Science

B.S.

1890-1918

Bachelor of Science in Biology

B.S. in Bi.

1894-1933

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

B.S. in Chem.

1954-1968

Associate in Arts

A.A.

1957-present

Bachelor of Science in Education

B.S. in Ed.

1968-1979

Master of Governmental Administration

M.G.A

1983-present

Master of Liberal Arts

M.L.A.

1990-present

Bachelor of Fine Arts

B.F.A.

1993-present

Master of Bioethics

M. Bioethics

1997-2003 (degree has been transferred to School of Medicine)

Master of Environmental Studies

M.E.S.

1997-present

Master of Philosophy

M.Phil.

1997-present

Master of Medical Physics

M.M.P.

1998-present

Master of Chemistry Education

M.C.E.

1999-present

Master of Science in Organizational Dynamics

M.O.D.

2000-present