Career Services Center
Holthusen Hall, First Floor
1324 W. Wisconsin Avenue
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
Phone: (414) 288-7423
Fax: (414) 288-5302
E-mail | Staff Directory
The correct way to communicate your degree to employers and others is by using the following formats:
Degree: This is the academic degree you are receiving. Your major is in addition to the degree. It can be added to the phrase or written separately.
Double Majors: You are not receiving two bachelor’s degrees. If one major is a Bachelor of Arts and the second major is a Bachelor of Science, use the Bachelor of Science.
In a letter, you may shorten your degree by writing it this way:
Not sure which degree you are getting?
Here is a list of Undergraduate Majors and corresponding degrees