Online General Studies Program (BA)

Online General Studies Bachelor of Arts Degree

Grantham University’s online General Studies degree opens the door for vast career opportunities in today’s hottest industries. Courses are designed to reflect the latest trends and market developments. Taught by instructors who share real-world insight into the job market, this degree program gives you a multifaceted knowledge base to help prepare you for the career of your choosing.  

With the Bachelor of Arts in General Studies (BA-GS), you will engage in a higher-level curriculum in mathematics, social and behavioral sciences, humanities, communication and natural sciences. The BA-GS places emphasis on writing for content and communication.

General Studies Program Outcomes

At the successful completion of the program, you will be able to:

  • Effectively communicate, analyze and synthesize knowledge from a variety of academic disciplines
  • Analyze the perspectives and terminology of an array of academic disciplines
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and communication skills
  • Apply the knowledge of the liberal arts and sciences in appropriate ways
  • Demonstrate skills in research, writing and presentation across a variety of disciplines

Learn how an online degree from Grantham could change your life and ignite your career success. Our online classes are a great fit for active duty military, veterans, military spouses, high school graduates, government employees, etc. Contact us at (888) 947-2684 to find out more about our accredited degree programs, financial assistance opportunities and enrollment process.

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Course Highlights & Curriculum

Credit Hour Breakdown

Bachelor of Arts - General Studies 124
Total Credit Hours 124

Curriculum Highlights

Course Number Course Title
BA150 Principles of Business Management
PS240 Fundamentals of Psychology
BA201 Microeconomics
BA250 Personal Finance
CJ102 Introduction to Criminology
PL401 Philosophy of Science and Technology

Full curriculum

CourseTitleCredits
AR301Modern Art in the U.S.3
BA150Principles of Business Mgmt3
BA201Microeconomics3
BA206Macroeconomics3
BA250Personal Finance3
CH201Chemistry & Society3
CJ101Intro to Criminal Justice3
CJ102Introduction to Criminology3
CS101CompConcepts and Office Apps4
CS165Adv Microcomputer Apps4
EN101English Composition I3
EN102English Composition II3
EN301Survey of American Lit I3
EN405Lit of the Western World I3
GP210American Government I3
GP215American Government II3
GS103Intro to Physical Science3
GU100Student Success1
HS101World Hist:Ancient to Renaissa3
MA105College Algebra3
PA301Intro to Public Administration3
PH201Physics Concepts & Connection4
PL201Introduction to Philosophy3
PL301Practical Philosophy3
PL401Philosophy of Sci & Technology3
PS240Fundamentals of Psychology3
PS260Abnormal Psychology3
SO101Introduction to Sociology I3
SO106Introduction to Sociology II3
Program and core:88
Electives (12):36
Total:124

Additional online degree details

Degree level:Bachelors
Delivery method:Online
Availability:Available
Starts:Weekly
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Career Information

10-year Job Growth

Employment of sales managers is expected to grow 12 percent from 2010 to 2020, about as fast as the average for all occupations.

  • 382,300
  • 342,100
  • 2010
  • 2020
Total number of new jobs and replacement jobs
Year total jobs is an estimate

Average Salaries

  • The top 10% earn$166,400
  • The median earn$98,530
  • The lower 10% earn$49,960
* Total compensation includes bonus. Salaries listed are dependent on prior experiences as well as the number of years of seniority.
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