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General Studies, BGS

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Online
Getting your general studies degree online allows students to maximize prior credits by applying them towards completion of a general bachelor degree. The major itself is largely comprised of electives of choice, in addition to the general graduation requirements necessary for all students.

Overview

General Studies students will: 

  •  Complete the University Studies program as part of a foundational educational component of their degree.
  •  Choose upper-division courses that support their professional and personal goals.
  •  Prepare themselves for career advancement or graduate school through successfully completing a curriculum focused on demonstrating college-level competencies.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

You can build a degree with your own area of focus and, unlike traditional majors, the Bachelor of General Studies program allows you to switch to another area of study with a minimum amount of additional course work. 

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

Standard admissions requirements apply for this degree.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    284 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 284 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    284 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 284 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    284 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 284 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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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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