Get Your General Studies Degree

You'll begin with a broad foundation of general education, and then expand on the foundation through additional courses in the core concentration areas. Analyze ethical, social, and cultural issues, and develop critical thinking skills as well as written communication skills that are critical in almost every career today. 

Is General Studies right for me? 

  • Ideal for anyone seeking a bachelor’s degree who does not need a specific field of study.
  • Transfer students who have started work on a major can begin this program and complete a degree quickly.
  • Students can choose a concentration in Contemporary Interculturality, Social Justice, or Professional Studies.
  • Interested in creating your major entirely or combining more than two disciplines? Check out our Individualized Studies degree—it might be an even better option for you.

Modality & Benefits

Get a traditional college experience with lively in-person classroom discussions and close proximity to your professors, mentors, and best friends. 

Start Dates: 

January & August  

  • Semester-Based Timeline
  • Face-to-Face Instruction (some Online options)
  • In-Person Office Hours & Support
  • Relationships & Networking
  • Extracurriculars & Immersive Campus Experience

Our 100% online degrees are top-ranked by U.S. News & World Reports. Finish your degree and advance your career with a degree designed to fit your busy life. 

Start Dates: 

January, March, May, June, August & October 

  • 7-Week Courses
  • No Login Times
  • Transfer Up to 90 Credits, including 24 Training Hours
  • 10-Hour Weekly Commitment (varies)
  • Free E-Books

Get a degree that fits your busy lifestyle while benefiting from in-person instruction, social interactions with classmates, and networking on campus and throughout the capital city. 

Start Dates: 

January & August

  • Semester-Based Timeline
  • Evening Classes (M-Th, 5-9pm)
  • Face-to-Face Instruction
  • Transfer Up to 90 Credits
  • 10-Hour Weekly Commitment (varies)

General Studies Curriculum

Major Requirements

General Studies Concentrations

  • Professional Studies
    Capitalize on the credit hours you have earned toward a particular major and cultivate multidisciplinary connections among various disciplines.
  • Contemporary Interculturality
    Prepare for interactions with diverse people in personal and professional settings with courses in communication, culture, and politics.
  • Social Justice 
    Address current social justice issues or initiatives to promote social change.

Start A Career with Confidence

  • Team leads and supervisors
  • Retail and service organizations
  • Administrative roles
  • Non-profits

Get Your MBA in One Year

Increase your earning potential and become even more marketable with a master's degree. Your solid foundation will make you a strong candidate for any graduate program. Check out our 1-year MBA program.