Bachelor of Science in General Studies

Bachelor of Science in General Studies

Core Credits 
60 credits
Total Credits 
120 credits
Student Choice Schedule: Take anywhere from 1 to 4 courses in a semester, your choice!
Each course is 7 weeks in length.
FLEX Program - customize your learning experience by choosing from a variety of courses
Core Program Duration 
Finish in 2.5 years or less (depending on prior work, transfer credits, and credits taken each term)
About the Program 

Medaille's on-campus and online general studies degree is ideal for working adults who already have approximately two years of college credit or an associate degree, and who need flexible scheduling options. The program is designed to produce well-rounded critical thinkers with the ability to analyze and synthesize disparate topics, function effectively in workplace teams, and direct actions based on an understanding of ethical behavior and personal responsibility. Earn your degree in general studies at our Buffalo campus or online and take the next step toward success.

The general studies program at Medaille is considered a FLEX program - you are given a great deal of flexibility in choosing which courses to take so that you may tailor your learning experiences. FLEX gives you the ultimate flexible schedule and learning experience!

What can you do with this degree?
According to a report from the Association of American Colleges & Universities, business and nonprofit leaders are looking for employees with the skills developed by a General Studies degree
What can you do with this degree? 
Critical Thinking
Complex Problem Solving
Written and Oral Communication
Applied Knowledge in Real-World Settings

Program Format 
On Campus/Online

Seven-week courses

FLEX program - pick and choose from a wide variety of courses to customize your learning experience!

Online program has no scheduled class times — while there are weekly due dates, you can complete your coursework on a schedule that works best for you

Complete your degree in as little as two and a half years, taking one course at a time

Fall, spring and summer starts


At Medaille College, we understand the challenges of being a working adult with high career aspirations. That’s why Medaille’s Adult & Graduate programs are designed specifically to fit your already busy schedule. With Medaille, you can earn your degree and still have time for work and family. Medaille College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000)
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  • Collaborative learning environment
  • Financial aid and scholarships available


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Buffalo campus: (716) 880-2568

Rochester campus: (585) 272-0030





Call: (716) 217-4191

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