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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Studies, B.G.S.

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Bachelor’s Degree Requirements

Special Requirements

  1. A minimum of 120 semester hours is required for degree.
  2. Satisfactory completion of all general requirements with a “C” (2.0) grade point average.
  3. Minimum of “C” (2.0) grade point average is required for all semester hours applied to degree, all courses in Major Thematic Concentration Group, and all 3000 and 4000 level courses.
  4. 45 hours must be earned at 3000 or 4000 level. 15 of the 45 hours must be earned at 4000 level. 12 of the 45 hours must be in Major Thematic Concentration Group.
  5. The University Core is to be followed for completion of general requirements.
  6. General requirements may not be used to meet any other degree requirements.
  7. Students pursuing degrees with Major Thematic Concentrations in Group I, II, or III must complete 6 hours of one foreign language, either as elective hours or as part of a concentration.

General Requirements:

Thematic Concentration Group:

  • Major Concentration Group 30 hrs.
  • Secondary Concentration Group 12 hrs.

Electives 30 hours

University Capstone

Total hours for degree 120

Group 1 (Arts and Humanities)

Art, Communication Studies, Dance, English, Foreign Languages, History, Humanities, Mass Communications, Music, Religion, Theatre

Group 2 (Natural Sciences and Mathemathics)

Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Geoscience, Marine Science, Mathematics, Physical Science, Physics, Zoology

Group 3 (Social Sciences)

Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Economics (1000-2099), Education, Geography, Kinesiology (professional courses only), Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology

Group 4 (Business)

Accounting, Business, Computer Information Systems, Economics (3000-4099), Finance, Management, Marketing, Quantitative Methods

AACSB accreditation requirements limit College of Business Administration credits which may be applied toward graduation in General Studies Curricula to 15 semester hours for the Associate degree and 30 semester hours for the Bachelor’s degree.

Group 5 (Applied Sciences)

Agriculture, Agronomy, Animal Science, Atmospheric Science, Aviation, Computer Science, Construction, Dental Hygiene, Engineering, Family and Consumer Science (Family and Consumer Science comprises interior design classes), Horticulture, Library Science, Medical Laboratory Science, Military Science, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Radiologic Technology, Speech-Language Pathology, Toxicology

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