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general studies

Oakwood University has developed its Bachelor of Science in General Studies program to meet the needs of students with two or more years of accumulated college credit (70 credits). The General Studies format allows students the ability to complete the degree in a manageable amount of time and at a manageable pace. No majors or minors are required.


    1. Present content, whether verbally or in writing, in a coherent organized fashion
    2. Express ideas and information logically in various formats
    3. Support ethical judgements with clear cogent reasons
    4. Describe specific areas of personal responsibility in society
    5. Demonstrate competency in fundamental concepts, methods, and techniques used in various fields
    6. Describe how at least one area of study applies to the broader picture of human knowledge

Major Requirements

  • Electives
  • Two upper division writing-emphasis courses of at least 2 hours each
  • 40 upper-division semester credit hours
  • 32 hours of credit earned from Oakwood University (includes LEAP course offerings)