School of Sciences

General Studies Degree Program

Bachelor of General Studies Degree
The requirements for the Bachelor of General Studies degree are:
36 cr. - Twelve credit hours in each of the three required areas of learning: social and behavioral sciences, arts and humanities, and science and mathematics (Note: Credit hours required in each area must be taken in at least two academic disciplines.)
18 cr. - A minimum of 18 additional credit hours in one of the preceding areas with courses from at least two academic departments-concentration area.
66 cr. - Electives (15 of the 66 hours must be course work within the Schools of Humanities, Social Sciences or Sciences)
120 cr. - Total credit hours required for the B.G.S., with a minimum grade point average of a 2.0. Bachelor degree graduates of this program will comply with the general education requirements as determined by the IU Kokomo Faculty Senate.

Other requirements:
At least 30 of the 120 required credit hours of course work must be taken within Indiana University. Self-acquired competency credit may not be counted toward this 30 credit hour minimum. At least 30 of the required 120 credit hours must be in upper-division course work. Upper-division courses are numbered in the 300s and 400s. A grade of C– or better must be achieved in the three required areas and the concentration area to be counted toward the degree.

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