General Studies

Bachelor of Arts

SUNY New Paltz

  • Delivery Mode
    100% Online
  • Total Credits
    120
  • Degree Level
    Bachelor of Arts
  • Contact Us
    800-342-3811

Earn your bachelor degree online

You will earn the same diploma as our on-campus students

The General Studies bachelor's degree from SUNY New Paltz is a completion program designed to meet the needs of non-traditional students who have completed over half of their credits toward graduation.  In addition to basic degree, General Education, diversity and writing intensive requirements, students in General Studies will select coursework from three of the following seven Focus Areas:

  1. literature & writing
  2. social sciences
  3. global studies
  4. United States studies
  5. fine & performing arts
  6. environmental literacy, and 
  7. general business.
What's a bachelor's degree?
A bachelor’s degree usually takes four years to complete as a full-time student and mixes general education courses with specific courses tied to your major.

How do I enroll?

Follow these steps to start your application

  1. Go to the online application
  2. Create an account
  3. Complete the forms or save for later
  4. Pay the application fee (if applicable)
  5. Submit any supplemental materials, if required
  6. Send in your academic records
  7. APPLY NOW

Interested in learning more about this program?