Jul 22, 2019  
2008-2009 Academic Catalog 
    
2008-2009 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

General Studies (B.G.S.)


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Students who wish to pursue the Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) must meet the following requirements:

  • Must earn a GPA of 2.0 or better in all courses counted toward the degree.
  • Must earn a GPA of 2.0 or better in all courses in the General Education Requirements (Core).
  • Must earn a GPA of 2.0 or better in all courses used in the concentration area.
  • Must earn a grade of “C” or better in English 101 and 102.
  • Must earn at least 40 hours of 300/400 level coursework and meet the following conditions:
    • Must earn at least 13 hours of coursework at the 400 level.
    • Must earn at least 12 hours of 300/400 level coursework in the concentration area.
    • Must earn at least 3 hours of 300/400 level coursework in each enrichment area.
  • Must complete an international education component chosen with the guidance of the General Studies advisor.
  • Students who choose to pursue minors are permitted to use those courses in the core and as free electives only.
  • No more than 21 hours in any one subject area will be applied toward the degree.
  • Must earn a grade of “C” or better in GNST 400 (Capstone Course).

Degree Requirements


Total Semester Hours: 78

  • Concentration Area4 - 36
  • Enrichment Area41 - 12
  • Enrichment Area4 2 - 12
  • Electives - 17

Degree Total: 121


Notes


2Students must choose one of the following options to complete the Natural Sciences requirements: 

Option A-6 hour sequence: BIOL 101-102; BIOL 105-106; ENSC 101-102 3 hour elective: CHEM 101, 135; ENSC 102; GEOL 102; PHSC 101-111; PHYS 151, 211

Option B-6 hour sequence: CHEM 101-102 or CHEM 135-136; GEOL 101-102; PHSC 101-102; PHYS 151, 211 3 hour elective: ENSC 102

3ART 101, 102, 105, 217, 218, 228, 245, 351, 361, 362, 363, 364, 365, 367, 368; MUSC 315, 318,
319, 353; THEA 161
4Refer to Subject Area Block descriptions of concentration area options.

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