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
Tennessee Temple University Yes 54% 76% 25%
West Virginia University Yes 85% 88% 57%
Oklahoma City Community College Yes N/A 79% 11%
Strayer University-Mississippi Yes 100% 100% N/A
Pinellas Technical Education Center-Clearwater Yes 100% 95% 88%
Simmons College Yes 48% 97% 67%
Wheeling Jesuit University Yes 66% 100% 61%
ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis Yes 92% 92% 16%
Strayer University-South Carolina Yes 100% 100% 100%
Brazosport College Yes 100% 66% 24%
University of La Verne Yes 40% 98% 59%
Suffolk University Yes 78% 75% 56%
Gaston College Yes 100% 33% 22%
Union University Yes 77% 100% 61%
Missouri Valley College Yes 52% 100% 28%
Drake University Yes 63% 99% 78%
Burlington County College Yes N/A 55% 23%
Western Oregon University Yes 88% 89% 45%
Alverno College Yes 65% 100% 39%
ITT Technical Institute-Huntington Yes 70% 89% N/A

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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