General Studies

A Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies in General Studies provides the flexibility to select courses where you have strong academic interest. The General Studies curriculum requires only 45 core credits allowing you to select 33 additional credits in your major and 42 free elective credits to satisfy degree requirements. You may select coursework for your major from any of the following areas:

  • Humanities: Art History, Classical Studies, Communication, Education, English, French, German, History, Peace and Justice, Philosophy, Spanish, Theology, Theatre
  • Social Sciences: Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology
  • Independent General Studies (self-defined academic program)

Curriculum:

* BIS GS.pdf
Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies in General Studies Degree Sheet

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A Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies in General Studies provides the flexibility to select courses where you have strong academic interest. The General Studies curriculum requires only 45 core credits allowing you to select 33 additional credits in your major and 42 free elective credits to satisfy degree requirements. You may select coursework for your major from any of the following areas:

  • Humanities: Art History, Classical Studies, Communication, Education, English, French, German, History, Peace and Justice, Philosophy, Spanish, Theology, Theatre
  • Social Sciences: Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology
  • Independent General Studies (self-defined academic program)

Contact Information

Villanova University
College of Professional Studies
800 E. Lancaster Avenue
Vasey Hall, Room 104
Villanova, PA 19085
Phone: 610-519-4300
Fax:     610-519-7910
Email:  cps.info@villanova.edu

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