Western Michigan University

1903 West Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5200

Program Details

Western Michigan University offers a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in University Studies to allow students who are transferring to Western Michigan University their completive educational experience in undergraduate studies. Students should utilize the time they spend in this program developing their knowledge and interest in general studies which will assist their professional development without the constraints of a specialized curriculum. These degrees is intended to show employers that graduates have been exposed to high-level education and are familiar with the necessary communication, professional, and research skills needed for their careers. Students entering the program are expected to hold an Associate degree. 

Students in the program will take part in a general studies where they will develop their general advanced educational knowledge and abilities in preparation for professional responsibilities and future education. Those classes include career exploration and self-evaluation, government and politics, and academic writing and composition. 

Necessary qualifications upon graduation include the ability to utilize effective writing and speaking habits needed for future studies and professions, the ability to locate, evaluate, and apply reliable and appropriate information for research, occupational, and study purposes, and the ability to utilize scientific methods of inquiry which will aide in the scientific and general acquisition of knowledge. The student will also be able to demonstrate the ability to utilize computers and developing technologies effectively in personal and professional usage, appreciation of the variety of human experiences as expressed through the arts, knowledge and appreciation of diverse cultures, and to demonstrate awareness of personal obligations and responsibilities in one’s community of influence.

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    Program Overview

    • Degree Level:
      Bachelor Completion
    • Delivery Format:
      100% Online
    • Completion Time:

    Accreditation & Licensing

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


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