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General Studies, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Moscow, ID, United States
This program offers students the flexibility to go beyond traditional academic boundaries to customize a degree that best fits their interests and career goals.
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Overview

Go beyond traditional academic boundaries to customize a degree that best fits your interests and career goals. Whether on campus or online, you will work with your faculty advisor to design a course of study that gives you a well-rounded education in both the sciences and humanities. This major is excellent preparation for law or graduate school and careers in business or social services.

As a general studies major, you will work with a faculty advisor to design a course of study that explores a wide range of subject areas. You will gain a well-rounded education in both the sciences and humanities. The major is excellent preparation for law or graduate school and careers in business or social services.

This program could be a good fit if you:

  • Want to study across a variety of subject areas
  • Like to be challenged intellectually
  • Want to explore different career paths
  • Can work well independently
  • Are self-motivated.

With this degree, you may become a/an:

  • Business professional
  • Sales representative
  • Social services professional
  • Human resources professional
  • Entrepreneur
  • Graduate student
  • Law student

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Fundamentals of Public Speaking
  • Persuasive Writing
  • Personal and Exploratory Writing
  • Business Writing
  • Environmental Writing
  • Technical Writing
  • Reason and Rhetoric
  • Organisms & Environments
  • Cells and the Evolution of Life
  • Introductory Microbiology and Lab
  • General Microbiology and Lab
  • Introduction to Chemistry I
  • Principles of Chemistry I
  • Principles of Chemistry II
  • Integrated Science.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    525

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • An application for admission.
  • $60 application fee (nonrefundable).
  • ACT or SAT test scores. You may request copies of your ACT or SAT scores. If your ACT or SAT scores are on your school transcript, you do not need to have them sent separately.
  • A copy of the GED test results.
  • Official high school transcript showing the work completed.
  • Official transcripts from any colleges or universities attended.
  • Three signed letters of recommendation from individuals who can attest to the student's academic ability.
  • A written statement from the student which includes the student's goals, educational and/or professional objectives, an explanation of past academic performance.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37624 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37624 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37624 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37624 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    21300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21300 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Moscow

  • 750 - 1100 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

The College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences provides annual scholarship awards totaling approximately $815,000.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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