Degree Levels Offered for General Studies

Sample Free Open
General Studies Courses


Media Course Start Date Professor School
001 full-course 1 American Literature 2002-09-01 Fall 2002 Wyn Kelley Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
In this course, students focus on writing and revision as part of their study of American Literature.
006 full-course 6 CSET Mathematics I: Algebra N/A N/A University of California, Irvine (UC Irvine)
This course prepares students to take the California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET), which is necessary to teach math or science in the state's schools.
001 full-course 1 Fundamentals of English Grammar N/A N/A XSIQ
This course is intended to be an overview of the fundamentals of English grammar, with particular focus on punctuation and writing in English.
009 video 9 General Education 2011-06-01 Summer 2011 Open University
The Open University gives students a look at techniques and strategies for teaching and learning in real and virtual worlds through these nine video-lectures.

Accredited Online General Studies Degrees

School Accepts Transfer Credits Freshmen Acceptance Rate Financial Aid Rate Graduation Rate
University of North Carolina at Charlotte Yes 70% 76% 53%
The University of Texas at Brownsville Yes 100% 95% 19%
Sullivan University Yes 100% 99% 51%
National American University-Tulsa Yes 100% 88% N/A
Quinnipiac University Yes 69% 86% 75%
Lincoln College of Technology-Franklin LCT Yes 10% 99% 34%
Bob Jones University Yes 83% 76% 62%
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Yes 100% 95% 34%
Strayer University-Maryland Yes 100% 21% 65%
American College of Education Yes N/A N/A N/A
California Institute of Integral Studies Yes N/A 100% N/A
Sacred Heart University Yes 54% 97% 63%
ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer Yes 71% 98% 29%
ITT Technical Institute-Warrensville Heights Yes 64% 97% N/A
Kennesaw State University Yes 62% 84% 42%
Prairie View A & M University Yes 39% 95% 36%
South University-Tampa Yes 59% 98% N/A
California Baptist University Yes 74% 97% 59%
Missouri Southern State University Yes 96% 84% 34%
ITT Technical Institute-Orland Park Yes 61% 79% 25%

General Studies at a Glance

Number of Degrees Conferred in General Studies

    • 46,727 Bachelor's Degrees in
      General Studies
      • 35% Male
        Students
      • 65% Female
        Students
    • 3,971 Master's Degrees in
      General Studies
      • 41% Male
        Students
      • 59% Female
        Students
    • 95 Doctoral Degrees in
      General Studies
      • 42% Male
        Students
      • 58% Female
        Students

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