Bachelor of General Studies
Northern State University

Program Details

The online Bachelor of General Studies is a liberal arts degree from Northern State University.  This liberal arts degree is a great option for those who have completed a significant portion of credits toward a degree but wish to change their programs of study.  Students will need to complete three 15-credit emphasis areas instead of a major, but this is a very flexible option.  You are able to design your own liberal arts degree that delivers the academic expertise required for a broad range of occupations, allowing you to follow your interests. 

The available areas of emphasis include:

  • Education
  • Fine Arts
  • Humanities
  • Social Science
  • Science, Engineering and Mathematics
  • Technology


  • A high school diploma or GED

School Accreditation Statement

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