GRADUATION 47 Baccalaureate Degree The Baccalaureate Degree in Educa-tion is the degree designed for students to enter the teaching profession. Requirements for the Baccalaureate Degree in Education The Baccalaureate Degree in Educa-tion will be awarded to students who meet the following requirements: 1. Recommendation of the faculty of

degree of a monomial is the sum of the powers of the variables that occur in the monomial. The degree of the zero monomial is undeﬁned. For 2example, the monomial 3 xy z 5 has degree 8, because 1 2 5 8. The degree of a polynomial is the largest degree of any of the monomials in the polynomial. We assume that the polynomial is

degree attainment for Black adults, ages 25 to 64 in 41 states.2 We examine degree attainment for Latino adults in a companion brief. National Degree Attainment Trends Compared with 47.1 percent of White adults, just 30.8 percent of Black adults have earned some form of college degree (i.e., an associate degree or more).

degree completers in 1992-93 and 1.6 million in 2007-08. This brief is based on first-time bachelor's degree recipients only. 2 2 Because estimates are for first-time bachelor's degree recipients only, the 11.3 percent of 1992-93 bachelor's degree recipients and 7.0 percent of 2007-08 bachelor's degree recipients who had earned

start at two-year colleges earn a bachelor's degree within six years (Shapiro et al., 2012). Although the expected pathway for community college students seeking a bachelor's degree includes earning an associate degree, little is known about the value of the associate degree or its impact on bachelor's degree completion.

A degree-day (DD), is a measure of the departure of the mean daily temperature from a specified standard; commonly 0 C, one degree-day for each C of departure above the 0 C standard during one 24 hour period (Lo 1992). Intrinsic to the degree-day melt model is the determination of the melt coefficient, melt factor, degree-day factor or degree-