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Online Bachelor's Degree

General Studies

General Studies
Bachelor of Science
  • 120 credits
  • Transfer up to 90 credits
  • All courses available online
  • $318 per credit (in-state)
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
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Broaden your horizons in a variety of disciplines with a bachelor's degree in general studies.

With an online bachelor’s degree in general studies at University of Maryland Global Campus, you can take an active role in designing your educational experience with a flexible curriculum based on your specific areas of interest, all while maximizing the ability to transfer previously earned credit. This interdisciplinary degree provides a solid, well-rounded foundation, and supports students who have career goals and aspirations that may require more than one discipline or subject area.

Total Credits Required: 120

Required Major Courses: 30 Credits

  • 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)

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

General Education Courses: 41 Credits

Review the options available to fulfill the 41 credits of general education coursework for bachelor's degrees.

Minor and Elective Courses: 49 Credits

Review a list of available academic minors or see the course catalog or Schedule of Classes to help you select elective courses.

Accelerated Pathway

Through an accelerated pathway, students who complete this program may be eligible to reduce their total coursework for a Master of Arts in Teaching by up to 12 credits.

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Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

Industry Snapshot

This program is designed to prepare you with interdisciplinary educational experience that serves as a unique foundation for different career possibilities, including graduate study. Because the program covers multiple disciplines, you may be able to work in various fields, depending on your personalized educational experiences and qualifications.

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