AU-winter99

3/10/99

David M. Granger (grangdm@mail.auburn.edu)

AUBURN TO AWARD 917 DEGREES AT WINTER COMMENCEMENT

AUBURN -- Auburn University will award 917 academic degrees at its winter quarter commencement ceremony on Friday, March 19, at 2:30 in Beard-Eaves- Memorial Coliseum.

Of the degrees AU will award, 737 are bachelor's, 141 are master's degrees, 37 are doctorates and two are specialists' degrees.

The College of Liberal Arts will award the most undergraduate degrees with 199, followed by the College of Business with 161 and the College of Education with 104.

Other schools and colleges and the number of degrees they will award are the College of Engineering, 92; College of Science and Mathematics, 52; College of Agriculture, 47; School of Human Sciences, 36; School of Architecture, Design and Construction, 23; School of Pharmacy, 17; and the School of Forestry with six.

Since its founding as East Alabama Male College in 1856, AU has awarded about 175,000 academic degrees.

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