Definition: a degree (as in college title)
Gloss: my mother "have" three degrees ix-1 ba ix-2 bfa ix-3 mfa, maybe future ix-she study ix-4 phd
English equivalent: My mother has three degrees: BA, BFA, and MFA. Maybe she will study for PhD in the future.
See "pronominalization" for information in the "ASL Tutorials: Grammar" section.