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General Studies, B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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The general studies major enables students to take a wide variety of courses from many departments, which can lead to a well-rounded liberal arts education. The major is not directed toward any particular vocation or certification. Instead, the emphasis of this major is on distribution rather than concentration. 

About

For a general studies BA, students select three of four colleges in which to concentrate their coursework. These include College of Business Administration; College of Education; College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences; and College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.

Students completing a general studies for registered nurses BA select two of four colleges in which to concentrate their coursework. Students will provide evidence of having earned a RN license to serve as the third “college” for the GS requirements.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Research Methods in Family Science
  • Leisure, Youth and Human Services:
  • Research and Evaluation in Leisure, Youth and Human Services
  • Research Methods
  • School of Applied Human Sciences:
  • Management of Family Resources
  • Family Relationships in Crisis
  • Issues in Family Policy

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • Complete all the information requested on the application so there will be no misunderstanding. See that all questions are answered to avoid unnecessary correspondence and delay in considering your request for admission.
  • Your legal name should always be used. If your high school or college records may appear under another name, give this name also.
  • Submit the required application for admission and supporting documents at least ten days prior to the beginning of orientation for the session for which you are applying. It is your responsibility to arrange to have the necessary credentials submitted.
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      18207 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 18207 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
    • National

      7665 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 7665 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

    Living costs for Cedar Falls

    • 1119 - 1740 USD/month
      Living Costs

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

    Funding

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