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2024-2025 Southeastern University- Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Southeastern University- Undergraduate Catalog

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Bachelor of Science, General Studies (Online)



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Bachelor of Science, General Studies (Online) Four-Year Plan  

Program Description

The BS in General Studies degree is designed to allow students autonomy and choice as to their preferred areas of academic focus. Especially created for students who want a solid foundation in the liberal arts, these programs allow for a student-centered approach to degree completion. Since students must take at least eighteen hours of upper-level courses in two distinct program tracks, the General Studies programs offer a customizable and flexible approach to degree completion.

Program Objectives

Demonstrate mastery of the Foundational Core competencies.

Exhibit content knowledge mastery in 2 areas of study.

Provide evidence of career readiness through field-based coursework.

Total Program Hours- 120 Credit Hours


Foundational Core - 34 Credit Hours


Habits of Inquiry - 22 Credit Hours


Major Core- 36 Credit Hours


Meet with an academic advisor and choose Track 1 and Track 2.

Track 1- 18 Credit Hours


3000-4000 level coursework

Track 2- 18 Credit Hours


3000-4000 level coursework

Divine Design- 50 Credit Hours


To meet the Divine Design requirement, students may earn credit hours in general elective courses, declared minors/certificates, or enjoy other experiential learning opportunities such as study abroad, internships, or practicums. Other practicum options include PRAC 1001  (1 credit hour), PRAC 1002   (2 credit hours), PRAC 1003   (3 credit hours), PRAC 1004   (4 credit hours), up to 24 credit hours. General Electives are any college-level course that does not satisfy the above program requirements. Students must complete the above program requirements with the remaining credit hours earned in the Divine Design to meet the total program hours.

Additional State Requirements for Online or Partner Site Students


*Note: Students taking courses online/at an SEU partner site outside of the State of Florida may be subject to additional Foundational Core requirements for degree completion. Some of these requirements are built into your Foundational Core listed above.  Any of the requirements listed below that are not incorporated into the Foundational Core will count towards your Divine Design hours.  State-specific requirements are also specified in the SEU Catalog. Please see your Degree Audit in JICS and work with your Academic Advisor to ensure these requirements are met. 

 

Alabama


Area I, Written Composition - 6 Credit Hours


Area II, Humanities and Fine Arts - 12 Credit Hours


* In addition to Foundational Core Discursive Inquiry requirements 

Area III, Natural Science and Mathematics - 11 Credit Hours


Arkansas


Science


Select one course not taken in Foundational Core

Kentucky


Maryland


Maryland students need an additional six credit hours in one or more of the following five areas: (i) Arts and humanities; (ii) English composition; (iii) Social and behavioral sciences; (iv) Mathematics; and (v) Biological and physical sciences.

Minnesota


Montana


Montana requires 6 credit hours of natural science with a laboratory experience. Students may choose to take BIOL 1334 to complete the requirement or any other science course to meet the credit hour requirement.

Nevada


3 credit hours needed. The Socio-Historical requirement must be fulfilled by taking PPOL 2433 or by earning credit for one of the following combinations of classes from an accredited Nevada college:  1) HIST 100, 2) PCS 101, 3) HIST 101 and HIST 102, or 4) or HIST 101 and 217.

Ohio


Ohio students need an additional two credit hours in one or more of the following areas: Oral and Written Communication, Mathematics, Statistics and Logic, Arts, Humanities, Culture and Diversity, Natural Sciences, Technology and Innovation. 

Oklahoma


In addition to the courses listed below, Oklahoma students need an additional 7 credit hours in one ore more of the following:  History, Social Science, Behavioral Science, Humanities, Math, Natural Science, Language, or Fine Arts.

Select One:


Choose one not already chosen for Foundational Core

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