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University Studies (B.A.S.)

UNIVERSITY STUDIES MAJOR University studies is a general liberal arts education.  Rather than focusing in one specific area, this degree is a broad-based education in which students study a variety of different subjects in order to gain a better working knowledge of the world around them. The University studies education prepares students for a lifetime of opportunities and changes. University studies major is available on a BA, BS, or BAS degree and is designed for:

  1. Students who wish to attend ETBU yet aspire to a career for which ETBU does not offer a specific major.
  2. Students who have accumulated hours at various other institutions who desire a BA, BS or BAS degree
  3. Students who encounter a major hurdle(s) in a specific major and wish to graduate in order to secure work as a college graduate
  4. Students whose vocational/career goals require a general bachelor’s degree rather than a specific major 


University Studies (B.A.S) General Education Requirements

General Education Requirements - 34 hours
English 1301, 1302, and three hours sophomore literature - 9 hours
Religion 1320 and 1330 - 6 hours
History - 3 hours
Political Science 2305 - 3 hours
Social Science (CJUS, ECON, GEOG, POSC, PSYC, SOCI) - 3 hours
Science (must be lab science) - 4 hours
Mathematics - 3 hours
Speech 1311, 1315, 1318 - 3 hours

University Studies (B.A.S)

Major area of study
Interdisciplinary courses decided in consultation with student’s advisor to support educational goals of the student.
Earn 39 advanced hours with a cumulative GPA of 2.0
Total: Minimum one hundred twenty (120) semester hours

Departmental Requirements for University Studies Majors

Departmental Requirements for University Studies Majors: * denotes course(s) which can also meet General Education Requirements GSTU 4105 University Studies Capstone Seminar

Semester by Semester Plans

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