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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

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Bachelor of Science, General Studies (4-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.

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