College of General Studies

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Associate Programs:                                                                     
Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies

Bachelor’s Programs:
Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies
Bachelor of Science in Ministry/Bible
Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies 
Bachelor of Science in Human Development 
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice 

The purpose of the College of General Studies is to provide instruction and training on the undergraduate level for Christian ministers and religious workers as well as prepare students for careers and professions that provide support and services for the well-being of individuals, family, and society.  Within this purpose, the College of General Studies provides bachelor-level degree programs in a variety of areas including Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies, Bachelor of Science in Ministry/Bible, Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies, Bachelor of Science in Management Communication, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies, Bachelor of Science in Human Development, and the Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Leadership.  All of these programs are designed within the mission of the University for preparing men and women, through a commitment to academic excellence, distance education and spiritual vitality at the undergraduate level, so that they can serve in their chosen vocations in the church, community, or society.  Also, the programs in the College of General Studies provide a foundation that prepares students for graduate or advanced study.  Many of the Amridge University graduates of the College of General Studies choose to continue their studies at the Amridge University School of Human Services or the Amridge University Turner School of Theology.

Additionally, the University has a commitment to public service. Customized, on-demand needs may be met through continuing education efforts offered by the Amridge University School of Continuing Education. These training sessions are typically designed for life-long learners not pursuing academic degrees.

EDUCATIONAL GOALS OF THE COLLEGE OF GENERAL STUDIES

  1. To enhance student learning by providing educational opportunities at the undergraduate level through a carefully planned and implemented program of study.
  2. To provide scheduled and effectively utilized distance learning technologies to foster the ability for students to learn anytime and anywhere.
  3. To provide foundation programs of study to undergraduate students that complement the University’s graduate programs and encourage students to further their studies for careers and professions to serve in the church, community, and/or society.
  4. To recruit, retain, and promote professional development of qualified faculty, staff, and administrators.
  5. To develop and maintain periodic internal evaluation to ensure that all programs operating within a manner consistent with the mission of Amridge University.
  6. To provide students with instruction on the use of the latest technologies used in the fields associated with their respective program of study.
  7. To provide and maintain learning resources and an environment conducive for student learning, scholarly research, and quality teaching in the 21st century.