48 months
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376 USD/credit 11280 USD/year
376 USD/credit 11280 USD/year
259 USD/credit 7770 USD/year
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With flexible times, locations and course options, the General Studies program at South Dakota State University helps you easily move towards your goals. This program offers students the flexibility to go beyond traditional academic boundaries to customize a degree that best fits their interests and career goals. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The Bachelor of General Studies program through the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences is designed for adult and returning students who have already completed significant college credit and want to complete a baccalaureate degree. 

The Bachelor of General Studies offers students the flexibility to select coursework from a variety of focus areas: agriculture/natural resource management, allied health, business, education, engineering, fine arts, humanities, social science, science/mathematics, technology, and wellness.

This General Studies program at South Dakota State University  will be a good fit if you:

  • Wish to advance your career
  • Like to be challenged intellectually
  • Want to explore different career paths
  • Want to study across a variety of subject areas
  • Are self-motivated

Career Opportunities

  • Business professional
  • Sales representative
  • Care specialist
  • Entrepreneur
  • Graduate school
  • Radiologic technologists
  • Programme Structure

    Courses included:

    • Written Communication
    •  Oral Communication
    • Social Sciences/Diversity
    • Arts and Humanities/Diversity
    • Mathematics
    • Natural Sciences

    Audience

     

    Key information

    Duration

    • Full-time
      • 48 months

    Start dates & application deadlines

    More details

     

    Language

    English
    IELTS admission requirements IELTS
    5.5
    PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
    44
    More about PTE Academic
    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
    61

    Credits

    120 SCH

    Delivered

    On Campus, Online

    Academic requirements

    GPA admission requirements GPA
    2.6

    English requirements

    IELTS admission requirements IELTS
    5.5
    PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
    44
    More about PTE Academic
    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
    61

    Student insurance

    Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

    • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
    • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
    • Liability
    • Home contents and baggage
    • Accidents
    • Legal aid

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    Other requirements

    General requirements

    For admission to SDSU, we look for one of the following academic achievements:

    • An ACT composite score or ACT superscore of 18 or SAT Math and Reading/Writing subscore total of 970 or
    • Level 3 or higher on Math and English Language Arts Smarter Balance Assessment or
    • A high school cumulative GPA of 2.6 or higher or
    • A ranking in the top 60 percent of graduating class.

    Students should also complete the following core courses with a “C” average or above:

    • 4 years of English (or ACT English subscore of 18 or above).
    • 3 years of advanced math—Algebra I and higher (or ACT math subscore of 20).
    • 3 years of laboratory science (or ACT science reasoning subscore of 17).
    • 3 years of social science (or ACT reading subscore of 17).
    • 1 year of fine arts (or AP Fine Arts score of 3 or above) Includes vocal, instrumental and studio arts.

    Tuition Fee

    To alway see correct tuition fees
    • International

      11280 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 376 USD per credit during 48 months.
    • National

      11280 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 376 USD per credit during 48 months.
    • In-State

      7770 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 259 USD per credit during 48 months.

    $354.75 - Online tuition 

    Living costs for Brookings

    1085 - 1888 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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