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Bachelor of General Studies (Semester-Based)

Bachelor's Degree
Begins every Fall (August), Spring (January) & Summer (May)

  • 125 Credits
  • 4+ Years to Complete
  • Online
  • Interact in a Virtual Classroom
  • Deadlines for Lessons/Exams
  • In-State Tuition Regardless of Residency

You can earn your Bachelor of General Studies degree by taking online courses during the semester schedule. This means that you can work toward your degree from anywhere - at the time and place of your choice!

Depending on your goals, you can complete one course every semester, or you can earn your degree faster by taking more than one course each term…it’s up to you!

The Bachelor of General Studies focuses on your intellectual growth through study in the liberal arts:

By earning your bachelor’s degree in General Studies, you will:

Bachelor of General Studies - Independent Study Option

You may also work toward your Bachelor of General Studies through Independent Study by completing self-paced, college courses online or by correspondence from the University of North Dakota.