Unleash your potential: A degree in General Science opens up a world of possibilities.
In a rapidly changing world, a comprehensive and adaptable education in the natural sciences is essential for success. Our General Science degree program offers a flexible and diverse curriculum, allowing you to explore life sciences, physical sciences, and health-related fields tailored to your unique interests and career objectives.
- Preparation for Graduate Studies: Equip yourself for advanced education in healthcare, science, or related fields.
- Enjoy a wealth of career opportunities in research, education, industry, and more, thanks to the versatile nature of the General Science degree.
- Develop strong communication and critical thinking abilities that will serve you well in any professional or academic setting, ensuring your success in a wide range of fields.
Learn Your Way
General science classes are taught on campus at Cadillac, Jackson, Muskegon, Owosso, Royal Oak as well as through Baker Online. Plus, general education and prerequisite courses are typically available through Baker Online, Online Live and on all campuses throughout Michigan.Learn More
Why Study General Science?
The Bachelor of General Science program delivers a dynamic interdisciplinary curriculum, cultivating a strong knowledge base that paves the way for diverse careers or further studies and specialization. Students develop robust communication and critical thinking abilities throughout the program. This degree is ideal for those with substantial prior college credits, enabling a smooth career transition or progression into graduate education. Designed to combine coursework from two or more General Science disciplines, the program creates a truly interdisciplinary degree tailored to individual interests.
The Baker College General Science bachelor’s degree program is a 4-year program consisting of 120 credit hours (63 hours of elective credits, 27 hours of general education credits, 27 hours of science credits, and 3 hours of capstone credits). Our curriculum includes human anatomy and physiology, microbiology, general chemistry, statistics and a senior capstone.View Full Curriculum
Chemistry of Life
Courses must be selected from at least three different disciplinary areas, e.g. BIO, CHM, PHY, SCI, with a minimum of 12 credit hours from advanced level courses. Completion of SCI 4950, the degree capstone course, is required.
Baker College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission / 230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411 / 800-621-7440 / www.hlccommission.org.
Study On-campus, Online, or Both
This program is offered in-person on our campuses in Cadillac, Jackson, Muskegon, Owosso, and Royal Oak. Baker College online programs are available to students across the country. In Michigan our students come from Ann Arbor, Auburn Hills, Cadillac, Dearborn, Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids, Jackson, Lansing, Kalamazoo, Muskegon, Owosso, Traverse City, and many other locations. Beyond Michigan, our online graduates hail from Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and other states.
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Available on Baker Online
Courses for this degree program are available through Baker Online.
100% online, this format offers flexible scheduling with 8-week semestersBaker Online
Unavailable on Online Live
Courses for this degree program are available through Online Live.
100% online with set class times, this format offers live, real-time virtual learning.Online Live