Bachelor of Arts Degree (BA)

General Studies Major

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree - The Bachelor of Arts allows students to broadly prepare for life and ministry from a biblical perspective.
  • General Studies Major - The General Studies major, like an Interdisciplinary Studies major or a Liberal Arts major offered at other colleges, provides some of the greatest curriculum flexibility here at LBC.  You can create a solid academic plan based on your educational and career goals.
  • 120 credits

Program Distinctives

  • Accelerated coursework - Finish your studies quicker
  • Earn up to 30 credits tuition free from your life experiences
  • Regional and National Accreditation
  • Affordable - financial aid available
  • Interdenominational theological approach
  • Serving non-traditional learners since 1933
  • Most transfer credits accepted
  • Online, on campus, or a mixture of both
  • Flexible curriculum options


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Students in the bachelor's degree option are strongly encouraged to add at least one of the following minors to the General Studies major: 

  • Business Administration
  • Communication
  • Human Services
  • Pastoral Studies
  • Sports Management & Ministry
  • Student Ministry
  • Women in Christian Ministry

Locations where degree is offered:

  • Lancaster Campus
  • Greenbelt Site
  • Online