Bachelor of Arts in General Studies
American Public University System

Program Details

The Bachelor of Arts degree in General Studies supplements the appreciation of various academic areas and the development of critical thinking and communication skills.  Disciplines include business, criminal justice, culture, liberal and interpretive arts, and more.  Build a curriculum which pinpoints unique studies unconstrained by a regular major.  

Develop applicable skills to enter or advance in government, human resources, public policy and relations, and helping professions.  Attain demonstrative knowledge within at least three different disciplines of study.  APUS online is committed to relevance to today’s marketplace, making this program a solid choice for the working adult student.


  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent
  • College Readiness Assessment (waived for students with 9 or more college credits)
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission