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Find Your Undergraduate Program

Prepare for your career with a major that provides specialization and builds competencies. Each individual program balances general education requirements and career-focused courses, and all programs are designed to meet a standard set of general education goals.

Bachelor’s Degrees

Bachelor of Arts in English with Concentrations

Communication, creativity, cultural knowledge, critical thinking, and collaboration. These uniquely human tools and skills will never lose value and are just what you’ll develop when you pursue a Bachelor of Arts in English at Goldey-Beacom College.


Bachelor’s degree program students may opt to earn a specialized minor by completing a minimum of 9 credits or 3 courses above and beyond the courses required for your major. Minors are to be completed concurrently with the program of study, or within a year, of graduation.


BS in Business Administration Concentrations

The concentrations listed below apply to the Bachelor of Science Business Administration degree program.

Associate Degrees

In addition to the bachelor’s degrees listed above, GBC also offers associate degrees. If you’re just starting out your college journey, check out the options below.


It’s okay to decide on being undecided right now! College is a time to explore and find out where you want to go in life. Our experienced team here at GBC will guide you toward a career you’ll love.

General Education Curriculum

Understand the broader context of global, social, historical, and economic perspectives which complement the knowledge learned from your major courses. Our bachelor’s degree programs follow the “60/40 rule” common in higher education that requires a balance of general education and major/related courses. Between 40 and 60 percent of any given bachelor degree program consists of general education courses, with the remaining 40 to 60 percent of the program consisting of major/related courses.

The general education core broadens students horizons, enabling them to understand the implications their decisions have on themselves, their families, communities, and their working environment. These decisions involve ethical judgment, clear and analytical thinking, a sense of social responsibility, an understanding of people, and a notion of justice.

General education skills and capacities

Courses in humanities, mathematics, technology, social sciences, and communication nurture and cultivate the following skills and capacities in our students:

  • Competence in writing for specific purposes, audiences, and genres
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct college-level research
  • Proficiency in using contemporary technologies for communication
  • Effective oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Competence in mathematics and mathematical software applications
  • Awareness and sensitivity to interpersonal and cultural relations
  • High standards of professional, ethical, and academic behavior

General education courses

The general education component is composed of the following courses for all bachelor degree programs at the College:

  • ECO 200 – Microeconomics
  • ECO 201 – Macroeconomics
  • ENG 175 – Critical Writing I
  • ENG 176 – Critical Writing II
  • ENG 485 – Presentation & Debate I
  • ENG 486 – Presentation & Debate II
  • HUM 103 – Humanities I
  • HUM 104 – Humanities II
  • ITG 148 – Desktop Apps – MS Word
  • ITG 149 – Desktop Apps – MS Excel
  • MAT 111 – College Algebra
  • MAT 136 – Precalculus
  • MAT 234 – Finite Math
  • PSY 160 – Intro to Psychology
  • SOC 161 – Intro to Sociology
  • STA 326 – Statistics*
  • Lower-level General Education Elective(s)** (GE, Hum, Soc Sci)
  • Upper-level General Education Elective(s)** (GE, Hum, Soc Sci)

* BA English does not require STA 326
** Varies by program

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