Definition of joint honors in US English:

joint honors


  • A university honors degree in which two separate subjects are studied.

    ‘a BSc joint honors in Business Administration and French’
    as modifier ‘he was doing a joint honors degree in Zoology and Genetics’
    • ‘My son completed a joints honours over 4 years paid for by his employer, including travel and expenses.’
    • ‘Combined Honours differs from Joint Honours in the fact that you can choose what degree you combine with Forensic Science.’
    • ‘Evans, who is studying joint honours French and Italian, spent his first semester at Institut Libre Marie Haps in Brussels.’
    • ‘My name is Dan and I am studying Psychology and Marketing as a joint honours.’
    • ‘French can be studied as part of a variety of different programmes - Single Honours, Joint Honours, European Studies, or BA Modern Languages.’
    • ‘In addition to his various teaching and research commitments, Peter is Joint Honours Tutor for Politics and International Relations students.’
    • ‘Joint honours are available in combination with Mathematics, Business Management, Modern Languages, Linguistics and Physics.’
    • ‘The syllabus for Single Honours, Joint Honours, Combined Honours and European Studies candidates will be explained in detail.’
    • ‘Joint Honours students study Philosophy in a 50:50 combination with a second subject.’
    • ‘I have worked as an Admissions Tutor for all of that time; most recently, as Senior Tutor for Joint Honours programmes.’
    • ‘Joint Honours is not two degrees, nor, at the other extreme, is it French of a lesser standard.’