A college degree is closer than you think!

Trinity’s general studies students hone their critical thinking and writing skills while enjoying the flexibility of choosing their own areas of focus according to their interests and experiences.  This is an excellent degree completion program for students with transfer credits.

  • The program can be completed in as little as two years
  • Small classes for more individualized attention

You can also take additional courses within specific areas. The areas include:

  • Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Business
  • Early Childhood Education

Trinity understands that working adults want to build skills needed for career advancement. The BA courses teach foundational knowledge in an applied format. Trinity’s faculty appreciate the work and life experiences of their students and integrate these experiences with the course information, making Trinity’s classes very interactive and interesting.

 

PROGRAM QUICK FACTS


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Degree Level: Undergraduate
Degree Type: B.A.
School: School of Professional Studies
Format: Evening/Weekend
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A college degree is closer than you think!

Trinity’s general studies students hone their critical thinking and writing skills while enjoying the flexibility of choosing their own areas of focus according to their interests and experiences.  This is an excellent degree completion program for students with transfer credits.

  • The program can be completed in as little as two years
  • Small classes for more individualized attention

You can also take additional courses within specific areas. The areas include:

  • Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Business
  • Early Childhood Education

Trinity understands that working adults want to build skills needed for career advancement. The BA courses teach foundational knowledge in an applied format. Trinity’s faculty appreciate the work and life experiences of their students and integrate these experiences with the course information, making Trinity’s classes very interactive and interesting.

 

Affordable Tuition

The affordable tuition for the General Studies (B.A.) degree program in SPS is $590 per credit hour.

Trinity's general studies students hone their critical thinking and writing skills while enjoying the flexibility of choosing their own areas of focus according to their interests and experiences.

Convenient Evening and Weekend Courses Including:

ENGL 271 Literature of the African Diaspora
GST 100 Humanity and Culture
GST 101 Fundamentals of Economics
GST 212 Fundementals of Accounting
GST 400 Senior Seminar in the Humanities
GST 401 Transforming Education into Action
PHIL 365 Readings in the Philosophy of Science

Learn In-Demand Skills

General skills required for collegiate level academic work
Quantitative reasoning
Critical thinking
Problem solving
Technological literacy
Written and verbal communication

The program encourages students to be actively involved in the learning process and become independent learners in the future.

Prepare for Success: Potential Careers

  • Human Resources Associate
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Public Policy Associate
  • Politician / Political Advisor
  • Public Health Administrator

Discover Your Strength with a Truly Singular Higher Education Experience

Trinity Washington University has been educating national and local leaders for over 120 years.

Discover Empowerment

  • Attend a U.S. Department of Education-designated Predominantly Black Institution and a Minority Serving Institution
  • Graduate with less debt:  Trinity has the lowest private college tuition rate in the Washington D.C. region; 100% of students receive some sort of financial aid, with 80% eligible for Federal Pell Grants
  • Learn leadership skills in Trinity’s inclusive environment: Trinity is a national innovator for gender, racial and social equity in higher education
  • Trinity empowers women leaders to make positive changes for their families, communities, places of work and the larger society
  • Learn to lead with integrity and compassion, justice and equity as a professional and as a citizen leader

Discover Commitment

  • Community: Trinity graduates more D.C. residents than any other private college, making up nearly 60% of the student body. Trinity’s location in the heart of the nation’s capital provides unparalleled internship and research opportunities
  • Care for each and every student: Trinity’s ~4:1 student-to-teacher ratio means students are never just a number
  • Student welfare: Trinity offers low-cost residential and meal plan options and resources for students experiencing serious temporary food insecurity and other life challenges
  • Lifelong learning: Trinity develops the drive to keep learning, to discover and analyze new ideas, to advocate and implement actions that contribute to the common good and support social transformation

Discover Excellence

  • Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education since 1921
  • Trinity graduates consistently perform above the national average on professional exit exams and certifications
  • Trinity’s award-winning faculty are national and local leaders in their fields, with many highly awarded for research and other publications
  • With opportunities for original research in many programs, Trinity students have been cited as authors in published research and articles