General Studies is a unique program that reflects diversity in learning and instruction. Students gain the opportunity to explore varied interests that extend beyond a particular major. This interdisciplinary approach to learning prepares students to succeed in a diversified workforce and equips students with the necessary skills to successfully engage in a productive work environment and strengthen skills for graduate and professional schools.
- Deliver a flexible interdisciplinary curriculum.
- Offer concentrations that are specific to particular areas of knowledge.
- Promote a well-rounded education that prepares students for graduate school and the workforce.
The Bachelor in General Studies (BGS) requires the completion of 120 credit hours and offers four (4) concentration areas: 1) Humanities and Culture; 2) Gender, Race and Intersectionality; 3) Juvenile Behavioral Studies; and 4) Gerontology. Students in the BGS program are required to meet university-wide service learning requirements. A total of 160 hours of service learning are required for program completion (80 hours from academic courses and 80 hours from community involvement).
In addition to the traditional on-campus delivery, the BGS program provides an online route that is 100% (online) distance-delivered which provides added flexibility for students.
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