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Albertus Magnus College offers a variety of General Studies degree options designed to fit your needs and lifestyle.

Bachelor of Arts in General Studies

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The General Studies program is an excellent way for traditional and non-traditional students to complete a degree, especially if you are returning to a college education after spending time focusing on other aspects of life.

The major is intended for students who wish to pursue a particular topic that crosses departmental lines. The academic program for each student is individually planned with the director.


The Albertus Difference

What Makes General Studies at Albertus Different?


  • Hands-on, experiential learning
  • Interdisciplinary perspectives
  • Emphasis on collaborative work


  • Personally invested professors
  • Small class sizes
  • Innovative, well-rounded programs
  • Resources and opportunities for research


  • Lively extracurricular activities
  • Campus-wide events
  • Service and community engagement


  • Active career counseling
  • Opportunity-building networks
  • Access to internships and professional experiences
Hands-On Learning

The Albertus General Studies Degree Program

Your experience completing a Bachelor’s in general studies will be based on your professional goals and interests.  You will choose from a wide variety of courses in the arts, humanities, social and traditional sciences.

Online & On Campus

Create Your Flexible General Studies Schedule

Offered in an accelerated format, most students can complete their General Studies degree in a year and a half while only having to take two classes at a time.

Students choose between the following:


  • Take 1 to 2 classes every 8 weeks
  • Work from the comfort of your own home
  • Have the ability to work on assignments on your own time, at your own pace


  • Take 1 to 2 classes every 8 weeks
  • Classes are a combination of in-class session and online assignments
  • Attend class on campus one night per week, while all other assignments are done from the comfort of home
  • Benefit from in-class discussions while completing projects and assignments from home


  • Choose to take classes in either a blended or online format
  • Select the format that works best for you every time you register for a new course
  • Learn more about the FLEX format

Where Will Your General Studies Degree take You?

Your custom experience with a Bachelor’s in General Studies will prepare you to work in a large range of industries, but specific to your career objectives.

Possible career paths with a Bachelor of Arts degree in General Studies include:

Sales Agent
Administrative Assistant
Store Manager
Assistant Bank Branch Manager
Assistant Project Manager
General Manager
Nonprofit Program Manager
Software Consultant
Brand Manager
Technical Writer
Customer Service Representative

General Studies Courses

Students work with advisors and program directors to choose a path of study that works best for you to complete your college education.

Interested in learning more about the diverse courses offered at Albertus?

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