Undergraduate degrees are divided into Associate degrees
and Bachelor degrees.
The Associate level degrees are the typical
2-year degrees. However, if you do not go to school
full-time, this degree takes longer to complete. Working
adults most often attend higher education on a part-time
An Associate degree consists of 60.0/credits, which is about 20
college courses. If a student never stopped and took one
course each semester it will take you about SEVEN years to complete
this degree level.
A Bachelor degree is the typical 4-year college
degree consisting of about 120.0/credits. A full-time young,
traditional student living on campus can complete a Bachelor degree
in four years, but the part-time working adult will take 13 or more
years to complete.
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