BA vs. BS


BA vs BS
Aspect BA BS
Equal but Different:
  • Breadth
  • Focus
  • Greater Flexibility
  • Sample other courses
  • Minor/Certificate
  • Second Major
  • Foreign Study
  • Greater Focus
  • Major Courses
  • Support (Physical Science and Math) Courses
Career Skills (Different Strengths):
  • Communication
  • Writing
  • General Knowledge
  • Analytical
  • Practical
  • Detailed Knowledge


Both the BA and BS allow for continued education, i.e., Certificate/Graduate/Professional Schools, with input from a Faculty Advisor.