General Studies

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Kettler Hall, Room 144
260-481-6828

Director
Julie Fellers Hook, Ed. D.
260-481-6828
hook@ipfw.edu

Academic Advisor
Cassandra Bracht
260-481-6828
brachtc@ipfw.edu

Academic Advisor
Crystal Milton
260-481-6828
miltonc@ipfw.edu

Administrative Assistant
Kathy Whitcraft
260-481-6828
whitcrak@ipfw.edu

Student Records Manager
J. Mark Whinery
260-481-6828
whineryj@ipfw.edu

General Studies

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What makes the General Studies Program so flexible?

  • Convenient classes fit student schedules.
  • After admission to the program and completion of 12 credit hours, credit may be given for competencies gained through documentable life experiences.
  • Credit also can be acquired for the following:
    • courses taken at other accredited institutions
    • military service
    • CLEP (College Level Examination Program)
    • approved training programs offered through the American Council on Education

Students are encouraged to incorporate minors into their bachelor's program. Popular choices include minors in business, communications, organizational leadership and supervision, psychology, and sociology. Credits earned do not expire and there is no time limit for completion of a General Studies degree.

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Success Stories

IPFW-Terri Glaza-9422When approaching retirement at General Motors, Terri Glaza decided to pursue a second career in interior design, a lifelong passion she developed while remodeling and redecorating her home. She attended classes part time while working 40 to 60 hours per week as an electrical test associate at the automotive plant.

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