Bachelor of General Studies

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The Bachelor of General Studies Degree (BGS) is awarded upon completion of PBA’s General Studies Degree program. In addition to the Faith, Roots, and Reason requirements of 43 credits, a student must complete one (1) or two (2) approved General Studies meta-majors. As with all undergraduate degrees, a student must complete a total of 120 credits, 42 of which must be upper-level. In addition to the BGS meta-majors, a student may declare a minor.



Bachelor of General Studies Degree

The BGS curriculum allows an individual the flexibility to select one or more meta-majors to enhance professional or personal goals. Advisors offer personalized attention in career exploration and academic advising and discuss educational alternatives with potential students.

  • Completion of 43 credits of Faith, Roots, and Reason coursework.
  • Completion of 120 credits, 42 of which must be upper level (3000 or higher).
  • Students must earn a C- or better in all meta-major coursework.
  • Students must complete all required pre-requisites to courses in the meta-majors.
  • During their first semester of enrollment students will complete the Strong’s Assessment instrument through the Career Development Office and discuss the findings with a Career Development staff member.

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