Georgetown University, School of Continuing Studies
Enrollment Agreement: Complete an A.A. or A.S. degree with a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher for admission if you meet Georgetown's admission requirements.
- Opportunity to be considered for two half-tuition scholarships (John Lafarge and Phi Theta Kappa Bridge Scholarships)
- Non-native speakers of English must provide TOEFL test scores meeting the minimum standards for admission, 550-600 (paper based-test), 225-250 (computer-based test), or 90-100 (iBT)
Georgetown University, School of Continuing Studies Description
Georgetown's Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies prepares students to advance their understanding of the world and develop the tools they need to reach their life goals. Through flexible class schedules and formats, a wide breadth of concentration options, and extensive support from program faculty and staff, students receive a comprehensive educational experience rooted in Georgetown’s tradition of academic excellence. The mission of the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies program is to provide a high-quality undergraduate education, rooted in the liberal studies approach and the Jesuit tradition of forming “women and men for others,” to non-traditional students in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area. The program's course offerings are of the same quality as the course offerings of Georgetown University's traditional programs, but are tailored to meet the intellectual and practical needs of non-traditional students.
A graduate of the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies program will be able to:
• Formulate and defend a coherent intellectual argument in oral and written form.
• Collect, assess and synthesize evidence relevant to an issue or question.
• Act with intellectual integrity.
• Identify and evaluate the ethical dimensions of an issue.
• Describe principal elements of Western civilization’s intellectual tradition.
• Apply the Western civilization’s intellectual tradition in analyzing current issues.
• Identify the key intellectual contributions of non-Western societies.
• Relate the principal academic tenets of the student's chosen degree concentration.
Georgetown University, School of Continuing Studies Links and Information
Minimum Cumulative GPA Required:3.0
Associate's Degree Required: Yes
Learning Format: In-Person and Online