General Studies (B.S., A.A., A.S.) Degrees
Three degree programs are offered through the General Studies program: Associate in Arts (A.A.), Associate in Science (A.S.) and Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in General Studies. These degrees offer maximum flexibility to explore curricula of the different undergraduate programs at the University.
In the B.S. in General Studies program, students work with an academic advisor to design an academic program tailored to their specific needs and goals. For example, one might combine a Business Studies concentration that focuses on Marketing and Management with a minor in Mass Communications, or combine a Social Sciences concentration that focuses on Psychology and Sociology with a Human Services minor. The Natural Sciences and Mathematics concentration is frequently used to fulfill the science prerequisites for graduate study in the health professions, leaving a student room to explore the undergraduate curriculum in the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Human Services.
The B.S. in General Studies is an excellent option for transfer students since it allows the maximum number of free electives permitted by the university. Program graduates have attended business, law, and medical school. Many have gone on to careers in education, human services, and community service.
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The Office of Admissions hosts weekday campus tours at 10:00am, 12:00pm and 2:00pm. For students and families that are unable to join us during the week, the Office of Admissions has scheduled Saturday morning campus tours at 11:00am.
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- an admissions presentation
- fee-waived application workshop
- on-the-spot transfer credit evaluation
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- Learn about the program and admissions requirements
- Tour our new state-of-the-art Nursing Skills and Simulation Center and UB’s seaside campus
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At Summer Orientation you will have the opportunity to meet with your academic advisor, register for fall classes, learn about student support services, select your room, and meet future classmates.
Freshmen Summer Orientation Session 1
Monday, July 11, 8:00 a.m. to Tuesday, July 12, 12:00 p.m.
Freshmen Summer Orientation Session 2
Friday, July 15, 8:00 a.m. to Saturday, July 16th 12:00 p.m.
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Transfer Summer Orientation
Wednesday, July 13th 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
In order to participate in Summer Orientation we must receive your $200 tuition deposit, health forms, and final official High School and/or College Transcript(s) before the day of the event.
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At Transfer Orientation you will have the opportunity to meet with your academic advisor, register for fall classes, learn about student support services, select your room, and meet future classmates.
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In order to participate in Orientation, we must receive your $200 tuition deposit, health forms, and final official High School and/or College Transcript(s) before the day of the event.