General Studies

The general studies degree program is designed for the student with college credit in a variety of disciplines.

Program Features

  • Accelerated classes start every 7 weeks.
  • Convenient courses meet once a week.
  • Online courses available.
  • Credit opportunities for prior learning experience.
  • Competitive tuition rates for adult students.
  • Assistance with financial aid.

Required Courses

General Education Courses Credit Hours

ENGL 101

Written Communication II

3

COMM 171/172

Interpersonal Communication/ Speech Communication 

3

MATH 109

Excursions in Math (or higher)

3

THEO 110

Exploring the Christian Faith

3

XXX

Foreign Language/ Intercultural Communication

3

XXX

History/Economics/Sociology/Psychology/Social Science Elective

6

XXX

Fine Arts/Art/Music/Literature/Theater Elective

3

BIBL 215 or 216 Old Testament / New Testament Literature 3
  General Education Credits 27

XXX

Other Elective Credits

3

Elective Credits 

3

Total General Education/Elective Credit

30

  • Students may transfer credit from other accredited institutions, providing the courses are equivalent to the required Bethel courses and a grade of “C” or better has been earned.
  • CLEP testing available for select courses

 

  Concentration Areas Credit Hours

The Primary Concentration area must contain at least NINE credit hours or course work from Bethel.

XXX

Select 15 credit hours from the Primary Concentration Area

15

XXX

Select 9 credit hours from the Secondary Concentration Area

9

XXX

Select 6 credit hours from the Third Concentration Area

6

Concentration Area Credits

30

General Education/Elective Credits

30

Total Associate of Art in General Studies Credits

60

All courses in a concentration area must be of the same course prefix letters (with the exception of music concentrations where two music prefixes may be combined), or of the same approved concentration or track within traditional or nontraditional majors or minors, and may not be required within the General Education Courses.

 

Financial Aid and Payment Plan Options

Admission Requirements

Tuition and Fees

Adult and Graduate Tuition

Tuition Charges
Nontraditional Programs $405 per credit hour
Nursing BSN Degree Completion $405 per credit hour
Graduate Programs
Ministry/Theology $315 per credit hour
Education $395 per credit hour
Transition-to-Teaching $395 per credit hour
Other (MA, MBA, MSN, MAC) $455 per credit hour

 

Service Assessment (per semester) for all programs:

  • Full-time undergraduate nontraditional students: $175
  • Full-time graduate students: $150
  • All part-time students: $125
  • Summer school: $125

Contact Us

Ashlyn Havens

Ashlyn Havens

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