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General Studies, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
New Orleans, LA, United States
General Studies from Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) provides students with an enhanced, comprehensive, and broad-based liberal education that offers majors the flexibility to adapt and combine courses from established traditional and nontraditional academic disciplines to fit their respective career plans and interests for an array of preapproved concentrations.
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General Studies from Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO)  core-curriculum requirements provide students with an extended and in-depth academic preparation in fields such as African American Studies, Business, English, Health Information Management Systems, Humanities, Political Science and Social Sciences.

Graduates with General Studies from Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) will be able to:

  • enhanced, academically challenging and comprehensive liberal education from established traditional undergraduate curricula; 
  • gain an understanding and appreciation of the social, political, cultural and economical forces which shape communities at the local, state, national and international levels;
  • have quality counseling and to assist the students in meeting their academic goals; 
  • be prepared for the workplace for graduate education and service to their community.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles Of Museology
  • Prosessional Development
  • African-American Studies 
  • Business 
  • English 
  • Humanities 
  • Political Science 
  • Social Science

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • At least 17 of the 19 units of the Louisiana Board of Regents High School Core Curriculum 
  • No more than one developmental course, minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 , core GPA of 2.0, and ACT composite score of at least 20.
  • ACT composite score of at least 23 and no more than one developmental course needed.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4450 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    8900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4450 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7198 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3599 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New Orleans

  • 1125 - 2160 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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