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Earned Degrees at William & Mary

B.S. Bachelor of Science
B.A. Bachelor of Arts
B.B.A. Bachelor of Business Administration
B.C. Bachelor of Chemistry (1930's)
B.C.L. Bachelor of Civil Law
(original law degree, changed to LL.B. in 1920's, then reverted back to B.C.L.)
B.L. Bachelor of Law
Bachelor of Fine Arts(1934-1938)
Ed.D Doctor of Education
J.D. Juris Doctor (in place of B.C.L. after 1968)
J.S.D. Doctor of Laws--Science
L.I. Licentiate of Instruction (teacher's degree, ca.1888-1907/08)

L.L.M Master of Laws
M.B.A. Master of Business Administration
M.Ed. Master of Education
M.S. Master of Science
M.A. Master of Arts
M.A.T. Master of Arts in Teaching
M.L.T. Master of Law and Taxation
M.T.S. Master of Teaching in Science
Master of Science in Social Work(1933-1938)
Ph.D. Doctor of Philosophy
Certificate of Distinction (1900-1909)

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