May 22, 2024  
2023 - 2024 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog 
    
2023 - 2024 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

General Studies, B.G.S.


OSRHE Code: 126

Major Code: GSTU

The Bachelor of General Studies provides students with a rigorous alternative to a specialized education in a single discipline. The student will have the flexibility to select two separate disciplines from a variety of fields in Math and Science, Liberal Arts, and Business and Technology. The degree will consist of 18 to 24 hours of the core knowledge in each of the two chosen disciplines, allowing the student the flexibility to pursue their interests as well as prepare for the challenges of work, citizenship, and intellectual life. This general studies degree, in combination with a minor course of study, will provide students with a foundation of knowledge, critical thinking and problem-solving skills to succeed in many fields.

**Requires enrollment in Honors program.
***This minor is restricted to GOLD program members.

Note: ENGL 1213 /SPCH 1113  satisfies the computerproficiency requirement for this degree.

Required Hours: 120 Credit Hour(s)


Social and Behavioral Sciences: 9 Credit Hour(s)


Science and Mathematics: 11 Credit Hour(s)


Elective: 3 Credit Hour(s)


Select three additional hours from the courses listed above and not previously selected.

Program Areas of Concentration: 42-54 Credit Hour(s)


Students must select two of the following university-approved minors from different discipline as their core specialties:

Selected Minor: 18-24 Credit Hour(s)


(Students may select a university-approved minor from a different discipline of either of their core specialties).

OR


Selected Electives: 18-24 Credit Hour(s)


(at least nine hours of which must be upper division)

Free Electives: 0-17 Credit Hour(s)


Total Credit Hour(s): 120