Sep 27, 2021  
Undergraduate Day Catalog 2013-2014 
Undergraduate Day Catalog 2013-2014 [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 60 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 Registrar. Application for admission into the program can be made through the Office of the Registrar.

Major in General Studies Degree

120 Credit Hours

*must include a minor or an additional major

General Education Requirements - 43 Credit Hours

General Studies majors must meet the General Education requirements as set out in Chapter 3 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.