AUBURN – Auburn University will award 1,575 academic degrees during two fall graduation ceremonies Monday, Dec. 12, in Auburn Arena.
The 10 a.m. ceremony will include the colleges and schools of Architecture, Design and Construction; Engineering; Forestry and Wildlife Sciences; Liberal Arts; Nursing; and Sciences and Mathematics. The 2 p.m. ceremony will be held for the colleges and schools of Agriculture; Business; Education; and Human Sciences. The ceremonies can be viewed live through the university’s website at www.auburn.edu/graduationlive.
Of the degrees Auburn will award, 1,216 are bachelor’s degrees, 275 are master’s degrees, 77 are doctorates and seven are educational specialist degrees.
The College of Liberal Arts will award the most bachelor’s degrees with 288, followed by the College of Business with 268 and Samuel Ginn College of Engineering with 177. The College of Education will award 136 degrees; College of Sciences and Mathematics, 110; College of Human Sciences, 80; College of Architecture, Design and Construction, 66; College of Agriculture, 57; School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, 19; and Office of the Provost, 15 degrees in interdisciplinary university studies.
Auburn University has awarded more than 250,000 degrees since its founding as East Alabama Male College in 1856.