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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

Semester Course # Course Name Credit Hours Prereq. Core/ Major General Education Req. Elective
1 ORT100 Orientation 0 0 0 0
CMP101 Introduction to Computers 3 0 3 0
ENG160 English Composition I 3 0 3 0
SBS105 Introduction to Psychology 3 0 3 0
Open Elective 3 0 0 3
Open Elective 3 0 0 3
Semester Credit Hours 15 0 9 6
2 ENG170 English Composition II 3 ENG160 0 3 0
HUM155 American History I 3 0 3 0
MAT130 Concepts of Fundamental Math 3 0 3 0
NPS195 Survey of Physical Sciences 3 0 3 0
Open Elective 3 0 0 3
Semester Credit Hours 15 0 12 3
3 COM100 Introduction to Communication 3 0 3 0
HUM100 World of Art 3 0 3 0
SBS110 Introduction to Sociology 3 0 3 0
Open Elective 3 0 0 3
Open Elective 3 0 0 3
Semester Credit Hours 15 0 9 6
4 COM275 Speech Communication 3 0 3 0
NPS210 Survey of Chemistry 3 0 3 0
SBS290 Introduction to Economics 3 0 3 0
Open Elective 3 0 0 3
Open Elective 3 0 0 3
Semester Credit Hours 15 0 9 6
Total for Semesters 1-4 60 0 39 21
5 HUM225 American History II 3 0 3 0
HUM335 Literary Studies 0 0 3 0
SBS350 Cultural Anthropology 3 0 3 0
Open Elective (300-400) 3 0 0 3
Open Elective (300-400) 3 0 0 3
Semester Credit Hours 15 0 9 6
6 HUM357 World History I 3 0 3 0
SBS210 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 0 3 0
NPS Elective (300-400) 3 0 3 0
Open Elective (300-400) 3 0 0 3
Open Elective (300-400) 3 0 0 3
Semester Credit Hours 15 0 9 6
7 COM420 Managerial Communications 3 COM100 0 3 0
HUM320 Diversity and Culture 3 0 3 0
Mat/Acct/Fin Elective (300-400) 3 0 3 0
Open Elective (300-400) 3 0 0 3
Open Elective (300-400) 3 0 0 3
Semester Credit Hours 15 0 9 6
8 HUM430 Religious Studies 3 0 3 0
SBS440 Research Methods and Writing 3 0 3 0
Gen Ed Elective (300-400) 3 0 3 0
Open Elective (300-400) 3 0 0 3
Open Elective (300-400) 3 0 0 3
Semester Credit Hours 15 0 9 6
Total for Semesters 1-4 60 0 39 21
Total for Semesters 5-8 60 0 36 24
Total for Semesters 1-8 120 0 75 45

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