Bachelor of General Studies Degree

Degree Requirements

General Education Required Courses

  • English Composition (English Composition I and II) (6 Credit Hours)
  • Computer Literacy Course (INF 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, IDS 300 or 350, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology
  • Concentration
    Area of Concentration (21 Credit Hours)
    Open Electives (54 Credit Hours)

Total Hours Required for Degree: 120 Credit Hours

General Requirements:

A minimum of 80 hours of course work in the liberal arts and sciences areas (Art, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Communication, Criminal Justice, Economics (201 and/or 202), English, Geography, Geology, History, INF, Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS), Leadership Studies, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, 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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