Bear's Guide to Non-Traditional College Degrees

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Ten Speed Press, Aug 1, 1985 - Degrees, Academic
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Contents

About the Author
1
Important Issues in Alternative Education
3
What NonTraditional Education Is All About
5
What are Colleges and Universities and How Do They Work?
8
Degrees Degree Requirements and Transcripts
12
Is a Degree Worth the Effort?
17
Using Titles
24
How to Evaluate a School
27
NonTraditional Schools Offering the Bachelors Masters and Doctorate
75
Schools Requiring One Year or Less on Campus
179
Weekend Colleges
185
High School Diplomas and Associate Degrees
187
Specialized Alternative Schools
189
Law Schools
191
Medical Schools
199
Bible Schools
205

Accreditation
32
Scholarships and Other Financial Aid
43
Applying to Schools
45
Alternative Methods of Earning Credit
49
Equivalency Examinations
51
Correspondence Courses
55
Credit for Life Experience Learning
61
Credit by Learning Contract
66
Credit for Foreign Academic Experience
69
The Credit Bank Service
70
Regular Alternative Schools
73
Degree Mills
209
Honorary Doctorates
225
Reference Section
231
Glossary of Important Terms
233
Bibliography
240
State Laws and Regulations
244
The HelloGoodbye Index
248
Index to Subjects
253
Index to Schools
255
About the Personal Counseling Services Available
266
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