Bachelor of General Studies Degree

Degree Requirements

General Education Required Courses

  • English Composition (English Composition I and II) (6 Credit Hours)
  • Computer Literacy Course (MIS 101) (3 Credit Hours)
  • Distribution Courses (3 departments must be represented in each area)

  • Humanities (12 Credit Hours)
    Art, Communication, English, Modern Language, IDS 350, 400, 401, Music and Philosophy
  • Natural Sciences and Mathematics (12 Credit Hours)
    Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Geosciences (Geography and Geology), Mathematics and Physics
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences (12 Credit Hours)
    Economics, History, Multiculturalism, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology
  • Concentration
    Area of Concentration (21 Credit Hours)
    Open Electives (58 Credit Hours)

Total Hours Required for Degree: 124 Credit Hours

General Requirements:

A minimum of 80 hours of course work in the liberal arts and sciences areas (Art, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Communication, Economics, English, Geosciences, History, Information Networking and Telecommunications, Interdisciplinary Studies, Justice Studies, Leadership Studies, Mathematics and Computer Science, Modern Languages, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology and Social Work).

  • A maximum of 40 hours from one department.
  • A minimum grade point average of 2.0.
  • A minimum of 45 hours of upper division course work.
  • 60 hours must come from a 4-year school.
  • No modern language or mathematics course required.
  • A minimum of 30 hours of coursework must be taken from FHSU.
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