General Studies Degree Completion

Bradley’s general studies degree is an excellent choice for adults with wide-ranging interests who have already completed 90-plus college credit hours. The customizable program offers B.A. and B.S. degrees through the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, providing a well-rounded view that can take your career to the next level.

Preparing You for Success

We designed Bradley’s general studies program to provide the unique support you need to finish your degree and reach your goals. Flexible online or on-campus classes mean you learn at your own pace and when it fits your busy lifestyle. You’ll work closely with a skilled adviser to create a personalized program that adds breadth to the courses you’ve already completed, while developing an area of focus tied to your personal career ambitions.

In addition to those traditional courses, you’ll also take experiential capstone courses that will allow you to apply your skills in a real-world setting — whether you choose to make a difference in your workplace or within a volunteer position.

Making Your Mark

With general studies, you’ll be exposed to broad topics and a variety of courses giving you an informed worldview that will complement your personal and career goals. After graduation, you’ll be more effective in your current role or prepared to take on a new career in a variety of business and professional fields. You can also continue your education in graduate school.

Program Requirements

  • Bradley Core Curriculum (36 hrs.)
  • Electives (39 hrs.)
  • Program-Specific Courses
    • *Area of Focus (24 hrs.)
    • **Liberal Studies (25 hrs.)
      • LAS 301 (1-3 hrs.)

*9 hours of courses in the Area of Focus must be completed at the 300-level or above (minimum GPA 2.25)

**A minimum of 6 credit hours in Computational, Natural, and/or Social Sciences. A minimum of 6 credit hours in the Humanities. At least 6 hours total at the 300-level (minimum GPA of 2.25).

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