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General Studies, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

About

Student Learning Outcomes

1. BGS students will demonstrate behaviors indicative of professionalism in the work environment.

2. Students will document development of professional skills and identity.

3. BGS students will understand the value of an interdisciplinary degree.

4. BGS students will appreciate the importance of remaining informaed of global news and developments inthe physical and social sciences, the arts, health and medicine and politics.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    124 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The BGS is administered through YSU’s College of Liberl Arts & Social Sciences, but allows you to use coursework from all six of YSU’s colleges to complete the degree. The degree is based upon developing an individualized completion plan that incorporates the coursework you may have already completed at YSU or other institutions.

If you find that the BGS may be a good educational option for you, we will be happy to answer any questions you have or to do a preliminary evaluation to determine your remaining degree requirements.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    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:

    61

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

    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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

To fulfill admission requirements, a current high school student applicant must submit the following:
  • A completed undergraduate application prior to the semester's deadline date
  • $45 non-refundable application fee
  • An official high school transcript
  • Proof of taking the American College Test (ACT) or Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)
  • For Ohio residents - Indication of passing all sections of the Ohio Graduation Test (OGT)

Tuition Fee

  • National

    14087 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14087 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8087 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8087 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.

Based on:Per Academic Year :In-State :$8,087.28 ; Out-of-State :$14,087.28

Living costs for Youngstown

  • 787 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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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