Nov 30, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

General Studies, BS (43-987)

The General Studies major is intended to serve as a degree completion program for students with advanced earned hours. The diploma and transcript will read, for example: General Studies: Individualized Major. General Studies is not available as a double or second degree, major, or minor. The following criteria must be met for a General Studies major:

  • Students may only declare a General Studies major or minor after earning 85 cumulative credit hours.
  • A General Studies major must contain a minimum of 43 credit hours. A General Studies minor must contain a minimum of 21 credit hours.
  • The General Studies major is comprised of four areas: Arts and Humanities (12 hours, 3 upper level), Social and Behavioral Sciences (9 hours, 3 upper level), Science, Technology, and Mathematics (10 hours), and a Concentration Area (12 hours, 6 upper level).
  • Overlap with General Education is allowed in this program with the exception of courses used to fulfill the core writing competency requirements (ENGL 1020, ENGL 1030, ENGL 1080, and CTE 3060) and courses used to complete the mathematics requirement of the General Education Program.