General Studies Online

You should major in general studies if: 

  • You want to make the most of the experiences and credits you have.  

  • You want to finish your degree without putting your life on hold. 

  • You have wide-ranging goals and interests. 

The Bachelor of General Studies online program is designed to be flexible through 100% online courses, offered in 8-week or 16-week terms, so you control your pace. 

Online students have access to comprehensive resources, including 24/7 technical support, online tutoring and library services, financial aid counselors for online students, and UL Lafayette's Office of Career Services.

Enroll January, March, June, August or October to start at the time that works best for you.

Upcoming application deadlines and term start dates for General Studies
TermApply byStart
Fall 2024 - AAug. 12Aug. 26
Fall 2024 - BOct. 7Oct. 21
Spring 2025 - ADec. 20Jan. 15
Spring 2025 - BFeb. 28March 17

What to expect in General Studies

What's General Studies Online Like?

  • Presenting
    Rated 2 out of 3
  • Group work & collaboration
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Writing
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Leadership
    Rated 2 out of 3

per credit hour

Online students pay flat-rate tuition whether they're in-state or out-of-state!

Why General Studies Online