Bachelor of Liberal Studies in General Studies / Autism Studies
Saint Joseph’s University

Program Details

The online Bachelor of Liberal Studies in General Studies degree completion program from Saint Joseph’s University is designed to not only help you seamlessly take your existing college credits and finish your bachelor’s degree, but is built on a curriculum of real world education that will help put your new degree to work quickly and effectively. Choose from two concentrations: Autism Studies or Professional Studies.

Autism Studies – The Autism Studies concentration of the Bachelor of Liberal Studies in General Studies focuses on knowledge and techniques to educate and assist individuals within the Autism Spectrum. It consists of eight courses in total: five theoretical courses approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) and three practicum (field experience) courses that are also approved by the BACB.

This course sequence meets the coursework and field experience requirement for taking the Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) Examination as outlined by the BACB. The Autism Studies concentration is also available as a stand-alone certification program.

There is no better, more powerful tool for increasing income and career opportunities than a college degree. If you fell short of earning a bachelor’s in the past, the online Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies is the perfect option for completing your undergraduate degree.

Program Benefits:

  • Completely online — complete courses at your own pace, ideal for working adults
  • Transfer current undergrad credits — work experience may also qualify for credits
  • Competitive tuition & financial aid
  • Interactive and engaging courses
  • Two concentrations — Autism Studies or Professional Studies
  • Constant, 24/7 technical support

Learning Pace


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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Saint Joseph’s University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent