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Bachelor of Arts in General Studies

Program Details

Eastern Illinois University offers the Bachelor of Arts in General Studies program which is designed to meet the educational goals of students who are otherwise unable to take part in a traditional university setting. A degree in General Studies will be the basis for a future graduate level education by allowing students to complete their general education requirements without choosing a curriculum path for a particular branch of study.


  • Minimum unweighted cumulative GPA of 2.5/4.0 scale
  • Minimum ACT score of 18/new SAT score of 940

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission