BS in General Studies

Drexel Degree: B.S. in General Studies (180 credits required)

Community College Degree: A.S. in Liberal Arts and Sciences

Sample Plan of Study - First & Second Year at Rowan College at Burlington County

60 credits at RCBC transfer over as 90 credits at Drexel

Please contact the Goodwin College of Professional Studies for the most current Plan of Study.

First Year
FallCredits SpringCredits 
At Community College At Community College 
ENGL 101 or 111 (RCBC=ENG 101 [3])3.0 ENGL 102
ENGL 103 (RCBC=ENG 102 [3])
6.0 
MATH 100 (RCBC=Mathematics [3])3.0 Science elective (RCBC=Natural Science [3-4])6.0 
Science elective (RCBC=Natural Science [3-4])4.5 Social Science elective (RCBC=Diversity Course [3])4.5 
Social Science elective (RCBC=Social Science [3])4.5 Social Science elective (RCBC=History course [3])4.5 
Transfer Independent Studies Specialization (RCBC=Program course [3])4.5 Transfer Independent Studies Specialization (RCBC=Program Course [3])4.5 
 19.5  25.5 
Second Year
FallCredits SpringCredits 
At Community College At Community College 
Free elective (RCBC=Elective [3])4.5 Free elective (RCBC=Elective [3])4.5 
Social Science elective (RCBC=Social Science [3])4.5 Free elective (RCBC=Elective [3])4.5 
Transfer Independent Studies Specialization (RCBC=Program course [3])4.5 Social Science elective (RCBC=Arts & Humanities [3])4.5 
Transfer Independent Studies Specialization (RCBC=Program course [3])4.5 Transfer Independent Studies Specialization (RCBC=Program course [3])4.5 
Transfer Independent Studies Specialization (RCBC=Program course [3])4.5 Transfer Independent Studies Specialization (RCBC=Program course [3])4.5 
 22.5  22.5 
Third Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
At DrexelAt DrexelAt DrexelAt Drexel
COOP 1011.0GSTD 2013.0COOP EXPERIENCECOOP EXPERIENCE
COM 2303.0Free elective4.0  
GSTD 2003.0Free elective (300-499 level)3.0  
MATH 1713.0Specialization electives6.0  
Free elective4.0   
Free elective (300-499 level)3.0   
 17 16 0 0
Fourth Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
At DrexelAt DrexelAt DrexelAt Drexel
GSTD 3033.0PRST 2113.0COOP EXPERIENCECOOP EXPERIENCE
Free elective3.0PRST 3033.0  
Free elective (writing intensive)3.0Free elective3.0  
Specialization courses (300-499 level)6.0Liberal Study course (300-499 level)3.0  
 Specialization course (300-499 level)3.0  
 15 15 0 0
Fifth Year
FallCreditsWinterCredits  
At DrexelAt Drexel  
GSTD 4913.0Free elective4.0  
Free elective3.0Free elective (300-499 level)3.0  
Free elective (writing intensive)3.0Liberal Study course3.0  
Liberal Study course3.0Liberal Study course (300-499 level)3.0  
Liberal Study course (300-499 level)3.0   
 15 13  
Total Credits 181
 

Writing-Intensive Course Requirements

In order to graduate, all students must pass three writing-intensive courses after their freshman year. Two writing-intensive courses must be in a student's major. The third can be in any discipline. Students are advised to take one writing-intensive class each year, beginning with the sophomore year, and to avoid “clustering” these courses near the end of their matriculation. Transfer students need to meet with an academic advisor to review the number of writing-intensive courses required to graduate.

A "WI" next to a course in this catalog may indicate that this course can fulfill a writing-intensive requirement. For the most up-to-date list of writing-intensive courses being offered, students should check the Writing Intensive Course List at the University Writing Program. Students scheduling their courses can also conduct a search for courses with the attribute "WI" to bring up a list of all writing-intensive courses available that term.

Transfer Credits

To receive transfer credits, the courses must be substantially equivalent to courses offered in the desired curriculum at Drexel and students must have completed the courses with a grade of C (C=2.0) or better. The transfer courses listed should be used as a general guide and might not be acceptable for every major at the University. Drexel University makes every effort to keep this guide current, but cannot guarantee that every course will be acceptable for transfer. The number of credits a student can transfer will be determined by the academic department once the student has been accepted into the program. 

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