General Studies


Why a General Studies major from CIU?

The General Studies program is available to students transferring in a significant amount of coursework from other accredited and/or approved academic institutions. This program provides you with biblically-based courses that you can combine with a variety of academic, professional, or technical fields to fit your individual needs or ministry goals.

Your Future

Do you already have a technical or associate degree? Increase your professional and ministry opportunities with a bachelor’s degree from CIU through the General Studies program.  

Graduates from CIU with a double major in Bible and General Studies go on to a variety of ministry and professional fields as well as countinue thier studies in graduate programs. 

Your Next Step

Review our course requirements and begin the application process


Featured Faculty: 
A photo of Kevin McWilliams, Bible and Intercultural Studies professor at CIU. Kevin McWilliams
Bible Division Chair, Bible and Intercultural Studies Professor

B.A., Columbia Bible College; M.A., Columbia Biblical Seminary and Graduate School of Missions; D.Min., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Trinity International University

A photo of Michael Naylor, New Testament professor at CIU. Michael Naylor
Professor of New Testament

B.A., Moody Bible Institute; M.A., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Ph.D., University of Edinburgh

Mike Naylor is a New Testament professor in the College of Arts and Sciences. Originally from Iowa, Mike has also lived in Chicago, Edinburgh (Scotland), and Maryland. Mike joined...Read More...