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General Studies Degree Programs

The College of Arts, Letters, Graduate Studies and Research provides quality interdisciplinary programs leading to associate (two-year) and baccalaureate (four-year) degrees that represent a broad education with courses selected from among a wide range of disciplines.

Bachelor of General Studies

Recognizing the value of special programs for individuals with unusual backgrounds and abilities, the University offers a general studies program leading to a Bachelor of General Studies degree (BGS).  This program provides flexiblility to allow the student's program to adapt to particular interests, background, time limitations, and ultimate career goals.  It is especially appropriate for a mature person who has, as a result of various educational and work experiences, a clear focus and strong commitment to a particular course of study.

Associate of General Studies

The University also offers a unique program leading to an Assoicate of General Studies degree (AGS). Students seeking this degree will be assigned an advisor who will assist in completing an individualized program of study.  This 60 credit-hour curriculum requires nine core courses and completion of several academic enrichment groups.