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General Studies

Sacred Heart University

48 months
44080 USD/year
44080 USD/year
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The part-time or full-time General Studies bachelor's degree program offered by the Sacred Heart University is developed specifically for adult and transfer students who are interested in designing a challenging multidisciplinary bachelor’s degree curriculum.


Sacred Heart University’s General Studies degree meets a variety of needs, from finishing your degree to maximizing your transfer credits. This convenient degree program offers you convenient online, daytime, evening and Saturday classes at our Fairfield, CT campus.

What is my career outlook once I have my degree?

  • A BA or BS General Studies degree in General Studies demonstrates your self-discipline and intelligence to work through a degree in a variety of subject areas. Upon completion of this degree, you’ll develop good judgment, problem solving and communication skills, which are highly desirable by potential and current employers.
  • By remaining adaptable and ready to learn new areas of expertise, you will be well suited for jobs in many fields, including sales, human services, management, business and communications, and many more opportunities exist depending on your chosen electives and previous experience.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Graphic Design and Visual Arts
  • Communications
  • English
  • Biology
  • Chemistry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

After February 1: Applications will be considered on a rolling admissions basis


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official scholastic records from all secondary schools and college/universities attended
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Educational Consultant Agent Release
  • All students who wish to receive academic credit for coursework taken at a foreign university will have to provide a course-by-course evaluation issued by WES, SpanTran, or by  any other accredited organization listed on NACES. 
  • For all non-native English speakers, an official score report of an English language proficiency examination—or acceptable waiver—is required.
  • Copy of your passport, specifically the page(s) containing your identification data and signature of bearer
  • An official bank letter

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    44080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22040 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    44080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22040 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Fairfield

1736 - 2740 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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