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Online Bachelor of Arts in General Studies

Program Description

 

Our online General Studies program is a unique, career-oriented way to earn a liberal arts education and allows students to individually tailor their program. The Bachelor of Arts in General Studies prepares students for entry-level positions in business, industry, and non-profit organizations. Students combine a substantial core set of general education courses with an emphasis on courses in career-related areas. Students may design an undergraduate program that can more readily meet their academic and personal-development goals. Students will learn concepts and skills from a variety of fields to create solutions to contemporary problems. Students will acquire the critical skills needed to integrate and complement their individual interests, abilities, and intellectual and practical concerns.

 

Program Objectives

 

Upon successful completion of the program, students will have acquired the knowledge and skills to:

 

  1. Analyze social, economic, and political influences on personal and social behavior.
  2. Identify the structures in organizations that interact in social and professional environments.
  3. Differentiate the roles and tasks of leaders and professionals in a variety of disciplines and fields.
  4. Use technology and other resources to remain current in the student’s chosen field of personal and professional interest.
  5. Make effective personal and professional decisions using appropriate analytical and critical thinking processes.
  6. Identify and analyze legal and ethical issues that arise in individual and social practices and institutions.
  7. Demonstrate effective writing skills in professional environments.
  8. Enter a graduate level program without further academic preparation.

 

Apply now or contact Admissions at 213-252-5100 or admissions@alu.edu.

Program Plan for Bachelor of Science in General Studies

SemesterCourse #Course NameCredit HoursPrereq.Core/ MajorGeneral EducationReq. Elective
1ORT100Orientation0000
CMP101Introduction to Computers3030
ENG160English Composition I3030
SBS105Introduction to Psychology3030
OpenElective3003
OpenElective3003
Semester Credit Hours15096
2ENG170English Composition II3ENG160030
HUM155American History I3030
MAT130Concepts of Fundamental Math3030
NPS195Survey of Physical Sciences3030
OpenElective3003
Semester Credit Hours150123
3COM100Introduction to Communication3030
HUM100World of Art3030
SBS110Introduction to Sociology3030
OpenElective3003
OpenElective3003
Semester Credit Hours15096
4COM275Speech Communication3030
NPS210Survey of Chemistry3030
SBS290Introduction to Economics3030
OpenElective3003
OpenElective3003
Semester Credit Hours15096
Total for Semesters 1-46003921
5HUM225American History II3030
HUM335Literary Studies0030
SBS350Cultural Anthropology3030
OpenElective (300-400)3003
OpenElective (300-400)3003
Semester Credit Hours15096
6HUM357World History I3030
SBS210Principles of Macroeconomics3030
NPSElective (300-400)3030
OpenElective (300-400)3003
OpenElective (300-400)3003
Semester Credit Hours15096
7COM420Managerial Communications3COM100030
HUM320Diversity and Culture3030
Mat/Acct/FinElective (300-400)3030
OpenElective (300-400)3003
OpenElective (300-400)3003
Semester Credit Hours15096
8HUM430Religious Studies3030
SBS440Research Methods and Writing3030
Gen EdElective (300-400)3030
OpenElective (300-400)3003
OpenElective (300-400)3003
Semester Credit Hours15096
Total for Semesters 1-46003921
Total for Semesters 5-86003624
Total for Semesters 1-812007545

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