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Online Bachelor's Degree

General Studies

General Studies Bachelors
Bachelor of Arts
AT A GLANCE
  • 120 credits
  • Up to 90 Credits Accepted
  • All courses are available online or on-site
  • Hybrid course format available
TUITION
  • $250 per credit
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Advance your career with the diversity of a general studies degree from UMGC Asia

The bachelor's degree program in general studies allows you to take an active role in designing your educational experience through a flexible curriculum while maximizing ability to transfer previously earned credit. This personalized learning path, coupled with a focus on your specific interests and areas of study, provides a solid, well-rounded foundation in preparation for a variety of careers.

Total Credits Required: 120

Required Major Courses: 30

  • 6 credits from one discipline area (e.g. HRMN)
  • 6 credits from a second discipline area (e.g. PSYC)
  • 15 credits chosen from other disciplines
  • (3 Credits, CAPL 495)

Please note: No more than 21 credits of coursework in a single discipline area may be applied to the major.

UMGC outlines the options available to fulfill the 41 credits of general education coursework for bachelor's degrees on the General Education Requirements webpage.

In addition to the major, elective, and general education courses and requirements outlined on this page, please review the overall bachelor's degree requirements.

  • You must meet the 30-credit requirement for coursework taken at UMGC, but those credits may be earned in any combination across major, general education, and elective courses.

Your plan will be unique and based on your previous education. Please contact an advisor with any questions.

 

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