2016-2017 Catalog

General Studies

The Bachelor of General Studies degree provides an option for advanced level students that facilitates study across academic disciplines. It is designed for students whose academic interest or career objectives require an individualized approach.

This program allows students to design and create their own program of study in conjunction with ongoing consultation with an academic advisor in the College of Arts & Sciences. It consists of Essential Studies requirements and major requirements.

The BGS degree is not obtainable as a double major or with another degree program. Upon return following completion of the degree students must earn 30 additional (new) credits for any additional degree sought.

College of Arts and Sciences


B.G.S. with Major in General Studies

Required: 125 credits (60 of which must be from a 4-year institution and 36 of which must be numbered 300 and above) including:

I. Essential Studies Requirements (see University ES listing).

II. A curriculum approved by the College of Arts & Sciences.

Office of the Registrar

Tel: 701.777.2711
Fax: 701.777.2696

Twamley Hall Room 201
264 Centennial Drive Stop 8382
Grand Forks, ND 58202-8382