General/Liberal Studies (B.S.)

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General/Liberal Studies

Online Bachelor of Science Degree

Wherever you are in the process of earning a bachelor’s degree, Crown’s personalized, Christ-centered B.S. in General/Liberal Studies will get you there. It’s an accredited, online degree designed to fit you.

Transfer students are welcome to apply their existing credits, regardless of academic discipline, toward a degree plan that works for them. Juniors and seniors wishing to change their major without starting over can complete their studies at Crown. Freshman unsure about an area of concentration can explore multiple disciplines, graduating with broad academic experience in the liberal arts.

Our online General and Liberal Studies degree program requires a portfolio project as a capstone course, through which you explore the ways in which your Christian-focused education can help you achieve your career goals. Each student tailors the portfolio to his or her own objectives and outcomes.

Tuition is priced competitively lower than similar accredited institutions and 98 percent of Crown’s students received student loans, scholarships or financial aid.

“A degree in General/Liberal Studies from Crown tells the world you’ve mastered the core outcomes of a college bachelor’s degree, and developed skills essential to professional success and lifelong learning.” -Dr. Fawn McCracken, Associate Dean of the School of Online Studies and Graduate School

General/Liberal Studies Major (B.S.) Courses

Required Courses for the General/Liberal Studies B.S. Degree

II. General Education Core - 31 Credits

III. Major Core - 33 Credits

IV. Electives - 46 Credits

Total - 125-131 Credits

1 Counts towards 3 credits of Social Science credits. Students who have successfully completed 60 credits with a GPA of at least a 2.0 may replace SOC 1510  with another Social Science elective.

2 Click HERE  to view options for Social Science, Humanities, Global Awareness, and Fine Arts Electives.

* 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.

To view these courses in our online catalog system, click here.
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An Affordable Online College Education.

Earning your degree online makes sense. It’s convenient and provides an invaluable advantage to your future success. And at Crown College, it’s affordable. Crown is one of the 10 most affordable Christian colleges in the Midwest. With 98 percent of our students receiving some form of financial aid, we will work with you to figure out the best financial aid package available.

Financial aid is funding made available by the federal government, state government, private entities and Crown. Crown College’s School of Online Studies and Graduate School programs participate in the Federal Pell Grant, Minnesota State Grant and Federal Direct Stafford Loans to help finance your education.

Most financial aid is awarded on the basis of need. The first step is to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The FAFSA is the government form used to help assess a family’s financial strength. Crown’s school code for FAFSA is: 002383. Students must apply for financial aid each year to be considered for funding.

Tuition and Fees

For a list of the Online and Graduate School’s current tuition and fees, please click here.

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