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Bachelor of General Studies

Program Details

Topped by a capstone project, the online Bachelor of General Studies is intended for you to complete your 4-year degree.  At the University of South Dakota, you can combine your previously-earned credits (at least 60 semester hours) with new classes.  The classes you take, in addition to general education requirements, must include 3 areas of emphasis from:

  • Allied Health
  • Business
  • Education
  • Fine Arts
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Wellness
  • Technology
  • Science/Engineering/Math


  • A high school diplom or GED is required.

Accreditation & Licensing

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