General Studies Bachelor Degree

This online degree completion program serves students with interdisciplinary personal or professional goals. Learn more and do more for God by attending Andrews University online while continuing family and career commitments.  Finish at your own pace, anywhere.

OVERVIEW

Program Type: Bachelors degree
Program Length: 124 credits
Online Format: Self-paced, some interactive
Program Entry: August, January or May
Application Deadline: Admission year-round
Why at Andrews? Flexible. Faith-based. Online.

 

 

 

 

OUTCOMES

Students who complete this program should be able to:

  • Communicate effectively, think critically, observe accurately, analyze quantitatively, and solve problems creatively.
  • Appreciate creative and aesthetic activity through participation in culturally diverse contexts.
  • Master content knowledge in selected discipline(s).
  • Articulate a Christian worldview and understanding of the Adventist faith and Andrews mission applied to chosen profession and convictions.
  • Form and enjoy cross-cultural and enduring relationships.
  • Evaluate personal effectiveness with understanding of roles and responsibilities as a citizen of this world and God’s kingdom.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Official high school transcript with 2.5 or higher GPA, or College-Ready GED certificate with no section score lower than 450
  • ACT or SAT scores if high school completed in the United States within the last 3 years
  • Transcripts from all  universities attended. 
  • English  proficiency test scores when first language is not English and less than four years of high school where completed in English as the language of instruction
  • Students in United States without documentation, and students living outside the United States are welcome 
Learn more: Undergraduate Admission Policy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COSTS

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

A general studies degree is a stepping stone to career advancement, a new vocation, or simply personal growth

Customize a focus area bridging into an Andrews University online graduate program.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

INDIVIDUALIZED FOCUS: 33-39 credits

  • 30 upper division credits
  • 30 credits earned through Andrews
  • BA Focus: 33 credits, 11 upper division,
    11 through Andrews
    BS Focus : 39 credits, 13 upper division,
    13 through Andrews
  • Cumulative GPA of all transferred or
    Andrews credits is 2.0 or higher
  • Cumulative focus GPA 2.25 or
    higher, with all grades C- or above

CORE EXPERIENCE: 43 credits

  • Religion: 4 classes
  • English & Communications: 3 classes
  • Intermediate Language: 4+ credits
  • History: 1 class
  • Humanities: 2 classes
  • Natural Science: 1 lab class
  • Mathematics: 1 class
  • Social Sciences: 1 class
  • Wellness: 1 class

ELECTIVES: balance of 124 credits

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