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Congratulations! If you’ve made the decision to earn your bachelor's degree through one of many online bachelor's degree programs, you’ve taken a positive step toward a better future. Your bachelor's degree will mean better pay, more employment security and a well-rounded education.
Approximately half of the 120 credits in online bachelor degree programs are considered general education. You’ll study in the areas of communication, science and math, humanities and social science. These core subjects ensure a broad-based education, and you will usually complete the requirements within the first two years. Although all bachelor degree programs require you to fulfill these course credits, you’ll have a variety of topics to choose from within those areas; take the ones that interest you the most.
Your upper-level courses will focus on subjects within your major. You will explore the topics and get an in-depth feel for your major.
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