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 St Augustine for Health Sciences Yes N/A N/A N/A
ITT Technical Institute-Maumee Yes 89% 90% 27%
Centralia College Yes N/A 73% 27%
University of Delaware Yes 59% 83% 82%
Fielding Graduate University Yes N/A N/A N/A
Appalachian State University Yes 62% 65% 66%
Mountain State University Yes 100% 68% 12%
Biola University Yes 75% 97% 71%
ITT Technical Institute-Eden Prairie Yes 81% 96% 35%
Community Care College No 100% 86% 65%
Truckee Meadows Community College Yes N/A 80% 16%
Central Bible College Yes N/A 60% 54%
Eastern Washington University Yes 82% 81% 46%
Endicott College Yes 63% 92% 67%
Motlow State Community College Yes 40% 82% 15%
Indiana Wesleyan University Yes 73% 91% 67%
Beaufort County Community College Yes 100% 73% 16%
Victory University Yes 31% 100% 13%
National American University-Zona Rosa Yes 100% 89% N/A
Cabrillo College Yes 100% 59% 23%

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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