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