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University of Bridgeport General Studies

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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Jul
24
Tue
Transfer Tuesday @ 6th Floor Wahlstrom Library
Jul 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Learn how the University of Bridgeport can maximize your transfer experience.

Activities will include:

  • Application Workshop – Obtain a fee-waived application and admissions and merit scholarship decisions*
  • On-the-spot Transfer Credit Evaluations – See how UB can maximize your transfer credits
  • Campus Tours – If you haven’t toured our beautiful seaside campus, now is your chance!

What to bring:

  • Unofficial transcripts from each institution attended
  • Proof of high school graduation

*Students interested in the following programs are not eligible for on-the-spot admissions decisions: Nursing, Dental Hygiene, Medical Laboratory Science.

To register, click on the date below that works best for you:

 

 

Aug
7
Tue
Transfer Tuesday @ 6th Floor Wahlstrom Library
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Learn how the University of Bridgeport can maximize your transfer experience.

Activities will include:

  • Application Workshop – Obtain a fee-waived application and admissions and merit scholarship decisions*
  • On-the-spot Transfer Credit Evaluations – See how UB can maximize your transfer credits
  • Campus Tours – If you haven’t toured our beautiful seaside campus, now is your chance!

What to bring:

  • Unofficial transcripts from each institution attended
  • Proof of high school graduation

*Students interested in the following programs are not eligible for on-the-spot admissions decisions: Nursing, Dental Hygiene, Medical Laboratory Science.

To register, click on the date below that works best for you:

 

 

Aug
12
Sun
UB Alumni & Family Day @ Yankee Stadium @ Yankee Stadium
Aug 12 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us for UB Alumni & Family Day at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, August 12.  We hope to fill the stands with Purple Knights as the Yankees take on the Texas Rangers!  Tickets are $56.25 for seating in section 227B, and $90.75 for seating in section 232A with pre-game food and drink at the Masterpass Batter’s Eye Deck.  The first 250 UB fans who purchase tickets through this offer will receive a special Yankees & UB logo hat (pick up your hat at the college hat table, located near section 223 and across from the New Era Team Store).

Tickets must be purchased directly through the NY Yankees website.  Don’t forget to share your group link to invite your friends and be seated together!

Aug
24
Fri
Undergraduate New Student Registration and Advising Event @ Wahlstrom Library - 6th Floor
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

At Registration and Advising, new students meet with faculty from their major to register for classes. Your advisor will also review the Core Curriculum and answer questions.

Oct
5
Fri
Homecoming Weekend 2018 @ University of Bridgeport
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 7 @ 3:00 pm

Join us October 5-7, 2018 for Homecoming Weekend – UB’s annual gathering of alumni, students, families, faculty, staff, and friends!  Tickets are $25 for Saturday, $10 for Sunday, and free for UB faculty/staff, current UB students, and kids under 13.

Saturday registration includes a free tee-shirt, continental breakfast, picnic lunch, two free drink tickets, and entry into most events. Sunday registration includes a free tee-shirt, buffet breakfast, and entry into events.

Visit homecoming.bridgeport.edu for more information, including a discounted room rate at the Bridgeport Holiday Inn, and to register for the weekend. Come to campus and celebrate your Purple Knight Pride during the #GreatestHomecomingonEarth!

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