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Bachelor of Science
General Studies

General Studies
Bachelor of Science
  • 120 credits
  • Transfer up to 90 credits
  • All courses are available online
  • Select on-site and hybrid courses available
  • $248 per credit hour (Europe)
  • $250 per credit hour (Downrange)

See our Tuition Rates page for details.

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Earn a bachelor's degree in general studies from UMGC Europe and design your educational experience through a flexible curriculum.

The bachelor’s degree program in general studies allows you to take an active role in designing your educational experience through a flexible curriculum while maximizing your ability to transfer previously earned credit. This personalized learning path, coupled with a focus on your specific interests and areas of study, provides a solid, wellrounded foundation in preparation for a variety of careers.

Required Major Courses

Total Credits Required: 120

  • Required Major Courses: 30
  • Minor and Elective Courses: 49
  • General Education Courses: 41

Required Major Courses

  • 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)

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

This program requires 41 credits of general education coursework, outlined on our General Education Requirements webpage.

The overall requirements for a bachelor's degree in general studies follow our Bachelor's Degree Requirements with the following exception:

You must meet the 30-credit requirement for coursework taken at UMGC, but those credits may be earned in any combination across major, general education, and elective courses.

Your plan will be unique and based on your previous education. Please contact an advisor with any questions.

Program Highlights

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

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