- Bachelor of Chemical Engineering.
- Bachelor of Christian Education.
- Bachelor of Civil Engineering.
- before (the) Common Era.
- Before Common Era (used, esp by non-Christians, in numbering years bc)
initialism for “Before Common Era” or “Before Christian Era,” 1881; see C.E. A secular alternative to B.C.
- Abbreviation for before the Common Era.
An abbreviation sometimes used in place of b.c. It means “before the Common Era.”