The BA in Applied General Studies addresses the demand for an interdisciplinary major that allows students to design their own plan of study and combine courses across disciplinary boundaries.
BA in Applied General Studies
Customize Your Program
Students work with their advisor and an assigned faculty mentor to develop a customized educational plan of study.
Dr. Bri Newland, Assistant Dean, Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies
Core courses provide an in-depth exploration of the liberal arts that expands your critical thinking and analytical skills, increases your knowledge, and develops your intellect.
Earn academic credit while gaining industry experience. Work with coaches at the Wasserman Center to learn how to land an internship that will let you put what you have learned in the classroom into action.
Students select elective credits from DAUS course offerings in consultation with their advisor.
Work in close consultation with a faculty advisor on a senior thesis or project in your field of study.
The degree is a 128 credit program consisting of a required set of core courses (32 credits), foundation courses (16 credits), major requirements (60 credits), free electives (16 credits), and a graduation project (4 credits).
Students select 16 credits of foundation course work in consultation with their adviser and faculty mentor.
Students select 60 credits of interdisciplinary course work in consultation with their adviser and faculty mentor. A minimum of 16 credits and a maximum of 32 credits must be chosen from the NYUSPS Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies Bachelor of Science and/or from an undergraduate degree within the School of Professional Studies.
Students select 16 elective credits in consultation with their adviser and faculty mentor.
The NYU SPS Admissions team carefully weighs each component of your application during the admissions review process to evaluate your ability to benefit from and contribute to the dynamic learning environment and the challenging curriculum that the NYU School of Professional Studies offers.
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Financing Your Education
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