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What happens if you double major – do you get two degrees?

Thinking ahead here - if I decide to double major in college, does that mean I’ll graduate with two separate degrees or just one with two majors listed? Still trying to figure out if it's worth the extra workload.

7 months ago

When you double major, typically, you will receive one diploma that lists both majors. A double major usually involves completing the requirements for two distinct disciplines within the same school or college at a university. Universities generally confer a single degree with both majors noted. The exception to this might be if your majors span two different types of degrees—like a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science. In that case, the policy can vary between institutions; some may award two separate diplomas, while others might still confer a single degree that recognizes both fields of study. Before deciding on a double major, consider discussing it with academic advisors at your institution to understand the specifics and to gauge whether the additional coursework aligns with your academic and career goals.

7 months ago

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