Bachelor of Specialized Studies
The Bachelor of Specialized Studies program affords undergraduate students at Ohio University Zanesville the opportunity to design an area of concentration, which stands as the equivalent of an established major. The program permits students to combine available curricula to create a unique field of study.
Typically, the Bachelor of Specialized Studies degree is not an appropriate degree program for someone who has previously completed a bachelor’s degree. In special circumstances, a person who has completed a prior bachelor’s degree may petition the director of degree programs to seek permission to apply for and complete the B.S.S. degree. The program is not an appropriate choice as a second degree program (double major).
The Bachelor of Specialized Studies degree program reflects the recognition that degree programs, as varied as they are at Ohio University Zanesville, cannot satisfy the legitimate educational requirements of all students. Through Specialized Studies, students may construct an individualized degree.