Bachelor of General Studies Degree

Degree Requirements

General Education Required Courses
   
English Composition (English Composition I and II)................................................. 6
Computer Literacy Course (MIS 101).............................................................................................. 3
 
Distribution Courses (3 departments must be represented in each area)
   
Humanities........................................................................................................................... 12
Art, Communication, English, Modern Language, IDS 350, 400, 401, Music and Philosophy
   
Natural Sciences and Mathematics................................................................................ 12
Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Geosciences (Geography and Geology), Mathematics and Physics
   
Social and Behavioral Sciences...................................................................................... 12
Economics, History, Multiculturalism, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology
   
Concentration  
Area of Concentration......................................................................................................... 21
Open Electives..................................................................................................................... 58
   
Total Hours Required for Degree.................................................................................. 124

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.