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Flexible Degree Pathways

What is a General Studies Degree?

A general studies degree allows you to transfer in any completed credits and craft your own unique path to graduation. With six customizable degree pathways, you can transform your passion for learning into a dynamic, interdisciplinary degree at Arizona Online.

Is a General Studies Degree Worth it?

Yes. An interdisciplinary bachelor’s degree will give you the opportunity to explore courses in a wide range of topic areas. You will develop a unique set of hard and soft skills that will benefit you as a candidate in today’s competitive job market.

How Does a General Studies Degree Work?

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Transfer Credits

Already have credits from another university? Submit your transcripts and our advising team will review the coursework to find the right pathway for you.

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Create Your Individualized Plan

How long does it take to get a general studies degree? It depends. Build an academic plan with your adviser to create the fastest track to degree completion.

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Start Your Career

Before you graduate, you’ll work with faculty to complete a capstone project that builds your portfolio and determines career opportunities based on your expertise.

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Six flexible pathways. Apply your credits and finish your degree.

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What Can I do with a General Studies Degree?

With advanced critical thinking, problem solving and communication skills, you will be prepared to excel in your field of interest. Graduates have pursued jobs in fields ranging from film and television to customer service, research, information technology, public relations, marketing, public relations and a wide range of other industries.

Graduates are also strong candidates for further education. Many graduate schools value the diverse background and experience gained through an interdisciplinary degree.

3 Signs a Bachelor of General Studies Online is Right For You

Never Declared a Major

Your previous major didn’t work out or you’re struggling to find a new one.

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Had a Broad Focus

Have you switched majors a few times or enjoyed taking courses on tons of different topics? Combine those credits to create an interdisciplinary degree in general studies.

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Still Undecided

Choosing a single field of study can be challenging. This path lets you choose where to put your efforts.

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Complete Your Education

Ready to finish your degree? Request more information to learn more about customizing your path to completion at Arizona Online.