The Bachelor of Arts in General Studies offers you a chance to develop an appreciation of several academic disciplines while helping you to attain baccalaureate-level critical thinking and communication skills. Academic discipline choices include, but are not limited to: business; criminal justice; information management and technology; culture, society, and the environment; national and local security; and liberal and interpretive arts. This degree allows you to build and focus upon unique areas of study without the constraints of a regular major. Graduates of this program apply their skills and abilities in public policy, government, helping professions, human resources, and public relations, and are prepared for graduate studies where the focus will be narrower.
Note: This program does not qualify for Federal Student Aid.
In addition to the institutional and degree level learning objectives, graduates of this program are expected to achieve these learning outcomes:
- Apply skills and knowledge gained from the study of different academic disciplines.
- Demonstrate critical thinking and writing skills.
- Analyze written materials and examine the relevance of multiple interpretations in a diverse society.
- Express knowledge in at least three different disciplines or fields of study.