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Online Degree Program General Education Curriculum

ODCP General Education Requirements for a Bachelor of Arts

English One Composition & One Literature 6
ASL One Composition & One Literature 6
Humanities, Communication & Arts, Social Sciences and Business Must take at least one course in three of the four categories 24
Natural Sciences 3-4
Mathematics 3-4
Total 42-44


  • English (one composition and one literature course) - 6 Credits
  • American Sign Language (ASL) - one composition and one literature course (Learners must take the ASL Placement Test - ASLPT - to determine ASL readiness. Some learners may need to take ASL 1, 2, and/or 3 before being able to register for GSR 103) - 6 Credits
  • Humanities, Communication & Arts, Social Sciences, and Business - For a more diverse education, students must take at least one course in three out of the four listed categories - 24 Credits
  • Natural Sciences 3 - 4 Credits
  • Mathematics 3 - 4 Credits

         TOTAL 42-44 Credits 

Minnesota General Education Standard

ODCP students who are Minnesota residents must satisfy the Minnesota Degree General Education Standards for baccalaureate degree. For additional information on these requirements, contact the ODCP Director.

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