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Degree Overview

North Greenville University’s (NGU) Bachelor of Arts in General Studies is a classic liberal arts degree focused on the humanities, mathematics, and sciences. The degree provides a broad focus and the flexibility to shape the course of study towards your own individual career aspirations. A distinctively Christ-centered program, students benefit from a Christian faculty of academic scholars and practitioners and will gain biblical perspectives in each course. For class scheduling flexibility, NGU offers both full time and part-time program options.

Degree Objectives

The General Studies major prepares you for a variety of careers and/or graduate studies. You will gain knowledge and proficiency in a wide range of topics where you will learn to incorporate research methods, critical thinking, analytical skills, problem-solving and communication.

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Online | Blended Programs

100% online, flexible class format to accommodate your busy schedule. And, for select courses, you will have the opportunity to complete your class online or supplement the online component with a blended learning environment for weekly on campus or virtual (real-time) class sessions.

  • Online
  • On Campus
  • Blended
  • 14 Avg. online class size
  • 8 Weeks per term
  • 5 Start dates per year

Degree Curriculum

Each class is designed to broaden knowledge in the classical liberal arts, focusing on the humanities and sciences. By your senior year, you will have completed a senior research project, service project, or portfolio development.

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Sample Courses

Course TitleCreditsClass Formats
Oral Communications3Online, Blended
Composition & Rhetoric3Online, Blended
Contemporary Mathematics3Online, Blended
Introduction to Philosophy3Online, Blended
Psychology or Sociology3Online, Blended