General Studies Degree
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
The general studies Bachelor of Science degree is perhaps the most flexible major at Crown College. Designed to fully-prepare young men and women for graduate school, the general studies bachelor’s degree in Minnesota was developed after close examination of graduate school curricula and requirements, to ensure students obtain all the prerequisites necessary to succeed. The bachelor’s degree in general studies also provides students with an excellent foundation for success in a variety of professional fields.
Through the general studies degree program, Minnesota students gain a broad knowledge base, improve their written and communication skills, develop critical thinking and practical problem solving abilities, and integrate their Christian faith with their academic studies. The major is particularly helpful for transfer students who wish to maximize credit for coursework from other accredited institutions or for new students who have interests in a wide range of majors.
General Studies Major (B.S.) Courses
At least 45 hours through this program must be 300- and 400-level courses.
1 Select humanities electives from COM, ENG, ESL, FAR, HIS, HUM, LAN, MUS, PHI, or PRC.
2 Select social science electives from ANT, CSJ, ECO, ESL, GEO, HIS, POL, PSY, or SOC.
* Some courses from the Christian Studies Core and Major Core can be used to fulfill requirements in the General Education Core. By doing that the number of electives needed would increase so that the minimum of 125 credits is reached.
Students apply for departmental acceptance during their sophomore year spring semester or their junior year fall semester. A minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA and completion of half of the Christian Service requirements are required for departmental admission in the General Studies major.
To view these courses in our online catalog system, click here.
(This will open in a new browser window or tab.)
On-Campus (SAS) Tuition
On-Campus Undergraduate 2018-2019 Costs
Per Semester Yearly Tuition* $12,865 $25,730 Technology Fee $130 $260 Wellness Fee $105 $210 Meal Plan (standard plan) $2,115 $4,230 Residence Hall Basic $2,215 $4,430 Total $17,430 $34,860
*Nursing students add $1,440 per semester ($720 per clinical)
(less than 12 credits per semester) $1,070 per credit Overload (more than 18 credits per semester) $690 per credit
NOTE: The FAFSA is required for all federal and state grants and federal student loans.
Meal Plans Per Semester Yearly 15 meals/week (standard) or 10 meals/week (FLEX) $2,115 $4,230 Block Plan (seniors only) $1,235 $2,470 Fees Graduation Application Fee $115 Parking Fee (general parking) $105 per semester
Check Course Catalog for any additional fees related to your specific program.