Looking for flexibility in pursuing a Bachelor's of Science Degree? BYU-Idaho's online Bachelor of Science in University Studies degree offers students the ability to customize their degree by combining several areas of interest into an individual degree plan.
The requirements for this degree are:
- Completion of Foundation courses
- Completion of university requirements (see university catalog)
- A combination of one minor, one minor and two clusters or two minors and one cluster
- 15 credits must be upper division courses through BYU-Idaho (listed below)
- At least 30 credits must be taken online through BYU-Idaho
Students with this degree are prepared for a career in the following fashion:
Students who desire to tailor their own program can graduate with the Bachelor of Science in University Studies. The University Studies degrees require the completion of Foundations and University requirements including a minor, a minor and two clusters, or two minors and a cluster, at least 120 credit hours of which 15 must be upper division and 30 must be taken in residence. This degree is not designed to prepare students to compete in the job market in specific areas such as business or accounting. University Studies is a degree program generally not intended for transfer, however, some graduate schools will admit students with this degree. Students who plan to attend graduate school should verify this fact before pursuing a university studies degree.
To understand more about this program contact our online advising team at firstname.lastname@example.org
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The BS in University Studies degree can be taken entirely online. Students must complete the 40 credits of required Foundations courses, 48 - 63 credits of major courses and additional 17 - 32 elective credits to reach a total of 120 credits (15 of these total credits must be upper division classes from BYU-Idaho - 300 to 400 level classes, online or on-campus.)
Use the list of online courses and check the catalog to find out about course availability and offerings, or contact us today at (208) 496-1800.
The time it takes to complete a BYU-Idaho online program depends on how many credits (or course hours) a student takes each semester. Most courses are worth two or three credits each. A certificate is comprised of 15-19 credits. An associate degree is comprised of 60 credits. And a bachelor's degree is 120 credits.
BYU-Idaho online courses are designed around the BYU-Idaho Learning Model, with learning activities adapted to the online environment. The class progresses together through the semester and there is frequent interaction between students and with the instructor. Courses taught online and on-campus are based on the same learning objectives.