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The Dean

Bachelor of General Studies Degree

General Education Requirements

The GER courses are similar campus-wide. Students pursuing the BGS degree are required to take the following courses to meet GER mandates:

English 101 and 102 ---------------------------------------------6 hrs.

Math 100/101 and 125 or 112 or STAT 200 ------------------6 hrs.

Computer literacy ------------------------------------------------3 hrs. 

Natural sciences (both biological
and physical sciences,including 
an approved six-hour sequence 
in one area) -------------------------------------------------------9 hrs.

Arts appreciation (ART 290, KINE 
280, MUGN 290, or SPTH 290) -------------------------------3 hrs.

Humanities 
History 101, 102, 201, or 202 ---------------------------------3 hrs.

English 210, 211, or 212 ---------------------------------------3 hrs.

Comm 377 -------------------------------------------------------3 hrs.

Humanities elective --------------------------------------------3 hrs. 

Social Sciences (choice of 
sociology, psychology, geography, 
political science, economics, 
and/or anthropology; at least two 
disciplines) ------------------------------------------------------9 hrs.

TOTAL ---------------------------------------------------------48 hrs. 

  


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