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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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Aug
21
Tue
Transfer Tuesday @ 6th Floor Wahlstrom Library
Aug 21 @ 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
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.

Sep
4
Tue
Transfer Tuesday @ 6th Floor Wahlstrom Library
Sep 4 @ 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:

 

 

Sep
5
Wed
JOB SHADOW PROGRAM INFORMATION SESSION @ Discovery Pavillion
Sep 5 @ 12:30 pm

Join the Career Development team to learn how to sign up for job shadowing opportunities that could lead to internships and careers. Open to all Undergraduate Students.

Sep
15
Sat
Saturday Campus Tour @ Wahlstrom Library - 6th Floor
Sep 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Campus Tours provide a great introduction to University of Bridgeport! Your time on campus will consist of a Campus Tour with one of our Student Ambassadors. An admissions counselor will be available to answer any questions regarding the application and financial aid process. Tours provide a look at student life and include visits to classrooms, the John J. Cox Student Center, a residence hall room, and more!

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