May 30, 2020  
Undergraduate Day Catalog - 2018-2019 
Undergraduate Day Catalog - 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bachelor of General Studies

The Bachelor of General Studies Degree (BGS) is awarded upon completion of PBA’s required General Studies Degree program. In addition to the General Education requirements of 43 credits, a student must complete an approved General Studies area concentration to include, but not limited to, a minimum of 21 credit hours of 3000 or above level work. As with all undergraduate degrees, a student must complete a total of 120 credits, 42 of which must be upper-level, to be graduated. To apply for candidacy, the student should have completed a minimum of 90 credit hours of college work, and an application should be made no later than one full semester prior to graduation. A student is admitted to the program with the approval of the Dean of the school in which the concentration resides. Applications for admission into the program can be obtained through the Office of the Registrar.

Bachelor of General Studies Degree

120 Credit Hours

*must include a minor or an additional major

General Education Requirements - 43 Credit Hours

General Studies students must meet the General Education requirements as set out for the B.A., B.MUS, B.S.N., and B.S. Degrees. For a detailed list of General Education requirements for this program, please refer to Baccalaureate Degree Requirements (Bachelor’s Degrees) .

Concentration Requirements Minimum of 21 Credit Hours**

  • Minimum of 21 upper-level credit hours in selected concentration

**If Music Studies are used for this requirement, the Piano Proficiency Exam must also be passed.