WHAT IS BA
IN 4 WEEKS?
BA in 4 Weeks is a userís manual for adult
learners. It details the process of gathering credit by examination and
converting it into a bachelor diploma. The series seeks to provide a
template that you can apply in whole or in part to your particular set of
circumstances where and when you think it appropriate.
DOES BA IN 4 WEEKS CONFER ONLINE DEGREES?
No. BA in 4 Weeks
is not a distance education college or online university. It is the
articulation of a systematic approach to earning a degree that has had a
remarkable track record of success. It is the most comprehensive and
detailed work available on earning a degree by examination, either in
traditional print or on the web. It has one other fairly unique
characteristic; itís free.
OF INSTITUTIONS ARE LISTED IN 4 WEEKS?
The only universities and colleges featured in
BA in 4 Weeks are the legitimate kind which confer degrees, diplomas and
certificates that enjoy the widest possible recognition, acceptance, and
portability, in the U.S. and elsewhere.
All schools listed whether offering college credit,
full online bachelor degrees or online master degrees, are either, state
funded, and recognized by the government of the country as an
institution of higher learning, or, in the case of US institutions,
they may be public or private, but they must be regionally
Note that there are many institutions with other types of quite legitimate
accreditation, such as DETC accreditation (some of whom advertise their wares
on this website), but it is my judgment that those accorded regional
accreditation or the foreign equivalent thereof, best meet the standard of
providing online degrees, diplomas and certificates that enjoy the widest
possible recognition, acceptance, and portability. That is, they confer
degrees that provide the holder the greatest marginal utility.
WHO IS BA
IN 4 WEEKS FOR?
The series was originally written to
assist and encourage those adults who had failed to complete an
undergraduate degree, and who now sought some method of translating current
competencies into an accredited college degree. The guides are now also
being used by an increasing number of younger readers to augment or replace
traditional credit gathering practices.
IN 4 WEEKSĒ?
Four weeks is the practical minimum amount
of time in which this process can reasonably be completed. The title, BA
in 4 Weeks, was purposely chosen as a vehicle to convey that
possibility and to provide a convenient platform for exposition of methods
and techniques. It acts as a framework upon which these latter elements may
WHO CAN COMPLETE A BA DEGREE IN 4 WEEKS?
Those learners who already possess the
full compliment of required competencies, require no new learning, and only
need demonstrate those competencies so that they may be properly validated
and officially recognized by way of conferral of an accredited bachelorís
THE REST OF US WHO DO NOT YET POSSESS ALL REQUIRED COMPETENCIES?
There is no imperative that the process be
wrapped up in a month. The process may be completed in as little as 4 Weeks1,
but does not have to be completed in that time frame. Clearly,
learners can pace themselves as best suits their unique abilities and
In any case, it is expected that the great
majority of the intelligent and curious who remain engaged, may (if they so
choose) complete all requirements within some minimum period ranging - one
month to one year. Should circumstance, ability, or preference dictate some
other time scale, fine.
1By those already
in possession of the requisite skill set