The Bachelor of Arts with an Individualized Focus Area

This degree is for adults, age 24 or older, who want to accelerate their progress through applied experience and individual attention, with a focus of study based on professional or personal goals. Students can finish in 2-3 years, going part-time and at their own pace. If you already have an Associate's degree, you can earn your degree even faster. 

Flexible:
Degree requirements can be met by documenting experience and ongoing work, as well through transfer and SNL courses.

Personalized: Get your own advising committee of an SNL faculty member and an expert in your business interests who help develop a plan to meet your goals, and assess prior learning.

Competence-based: The degree is earned after satisfying 50 requirements, written as statements describing competence. Certain competencies are met by specific courses or projects; others can be satisfied by relevant transfer courses or experience.

Online and On-Campus: SNL courses are in Chicago's Loop, Naperville, Oak Forest, near O'Hare, and Online.

Get Started: Attend a free information session. Complete an online DePaul Adult Admission Application and submit all your transcripts. Questions? Email adultenrollment@depaul.edu

Program Requirements: There are three areas:

1. The Lifelong Learning Area consists of 12 competencies satisfied by 9 required SNL courses, approved transfer courses or proficiency exams.

2. The Liberal Learning Area consists of 26 competencies in 4 categories. Competencies can be satisfied by SNL courses, relevant transfer courses of C- or better, and documented college-level learning from experience.

3. Focus Area consists of 12 competencies satisfied by SNL courses, relevant transfer courses of C- or better, and documented college-level learning from experience. See also Track Options

See also http://snlonline.depaul.edu/bagrid/index.html

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