General Studies B.G.S.
The Bachelor of General Studies provides maximum flexibility for students who wish to create an individualized path to a bachelor's degree utilizing previous coursework from diverse disciplines. Students must complete at least 12 semester hours of coursework from two different academic colleges. Up to 85 semester hours (including WCEM and military credits) can be accepted. The remaining coursework may be completed online in traditional 16-week semesters.
All BGS required courses in the major must be completed with a grade of C or higher.
|Core Curriculum Courses|
|See the Core Curriculum Requirements||42|
|Required courses in the major|
|BGS 402||Research Methods||3|
|BGS 404||Organizational Dynamics and Diversity||3|
|BGS 405||Capstone: Designing Your Life||3|
|Advisor Approved Electives||42|
|Department approved advanced electives *||24|
Department approved advanced electives may be from any of the following disciplines (24 sh)
College of Science and Engineering (COSE)
Biology and Environmental Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science and Information Systems, Engineering and Technology, Mathematics, and Physics and Astronomy.
College of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Arts (CHSSA)
Art, History, Liberal Studies (program), Literature and Languages, Journalism, Mass Media-Communication and Theatre, Music, Political Science, and Sociology and Criminal Justice.
College of Business (COB)
Accounting-Economics and Finance, Applied Sciences, Business Administration and Management Information Systems, and Marketing and Management.
College of Education and Human Services (COEHS)
Counseling, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership, Health and Human Performance, Psychology and Special Education, and Social Work.
College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR)
All required courses in the major must be completed with a grade of C or higher.
All BGS courses must be completed with the grade of “C” or higher.