General Studies B.S.

Department of Humanities + Social Science

A Well-Rounded Education

Take a multidisciplinary approach to the arts, mathematics, biological and physical science, Bible and more. The General Studies degree program in Minnesota is great because it allows students to gain a broad base of knowledge that leads to open-ended opportunities.

With a General Studies degree major in 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.

Why study General Studies at Crown?


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Elective Credits on Average


Credits in Christian Studies

I have the opportunity to not just be in a caring community, but a community that fosters the same values and faith. There are so many different perspectives here from students and professors, and it creates so many opportunities to grow.

Being at Crown makes you want to stay at Crown for the rest of your life; but being at Crown also gets you excited for what God is preparing you to do after college, too.

Nora Xiong


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Preparation for Advanced Degrees

Master of Business Administration
M.A. in Christian Studies
M.A. in Organizational Leadership

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CHM 301 - Spiritual and Leadership Development

This course will examine the dynamics of personal development in students’ lives, focusing on spiritual growth and leadership formation. Students will employ analytical tools and reflection skills to develop a greater self-awareness. From this foundation they will explore the process of spiritual formation and establish an initial life-plan for the regular practice of spiritual disciplines. They will also examine the concept of servant leadership and the stages of leadership development, developing a personal plan for growth in the leading of self, family, and others.

ENG 131 - English Composition

This course emphasizes the fundamentals of effective writing in the context of the elements of rhetoric: writer, audience, and purpose. Students write narrative, informative, and persuasive compositions and a documented research paper.

HUM 461X - Senior Interdisciplinary Seminar

This capstone class provides preparation for seniors to enter graduate school and/or into their professions. Class sessions include graduate program and vocational research and planning. Students complete a major paper or project that reflects the culmination of knowledge, skills and research in their discipline.


Our faculty to student ratio is 17:1. We intentionally aim to keep our class sizes small. This allows us to maintain academic excellence and strong relationships between faculty and students. At Crown College, every student is a person and not just another number.
We generally accept credits from accredited institutions as long as the student maintained a C or higher in the course. To see a full list of what classes will transfer you can visit Transferology or contact our registrar office at
Available to all students, our Student Success Office is a great resource for students. Services offered by the Student Success Office are designed to increase academic success and build community. Amanda McDonald serves as our Director of Student Success and is more than happy to meet with any student. For more information click here.
Yes we have an honors program! For more information on our Honors program click here.
Crown College offers a wide-range of scholarships to every student. 100% of students receive some type of financial aid. For more information about financial aid, click here.
At Crown College, every class is taught from a Biblical worldview. Our faculty are all followers of Christ and are comfortable incorporating Christian principles into their curriculum. For more information on other ways Crown College equips students spiritually outside of the classroom, click here.

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