University Studies Program

Lamar University BAAS degree program students

The Department of University Studies houses the University Studies bachelor's degree program. Offered as both a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Arts, University Studies comprises various concentrated degrees that allow you to custom-tailor your course work to suit individual needs or to follow a flexible course of study within related academic disciplines. Additional concentration degrees are currently in development. If you were under the then Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences and Bachelor of General Studies programs, are encouraged, but not required, to transition to the University Studies program. The degree is offered both online and on-campus through the departmental program and entirely online through the AP program. 

Current concentrations include (Bachelor of Science):

  • Ethnicity, Race and Gender
  • Global Health
  • Human Development
  • Multidisciplinary
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Supply Chain Management

What is unique about University Studies at Lamar University?

  • Provides flexible online and on-campus learning options
  • Enables you to custom-tailor your coursework to suit different educational and professional goals through targeted concentrations, or "dash" degrees
  • Maximizes earned hours in order to expedite graduation
  • Allows you the opportunity to use technical OR prior experiential learning credit to satisfy degree requirements
  • Offered as both a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Arts


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career advancement · personal achievement


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