General Studies

Bachelor of Science


The program design consists of two parts: 21 General Education requirements and 19 elective courses. The General Education courses provide a well-rounded academic foundation; the elective courses may be selected to meet individual student goals.

General Education Requirements (64 credits)

BCS 205 Personal Computer Operations I
or BCS 206 Available Online  Computer Operations in Business

ENG 121 Available Online English Composition I

ENG 122 Available Online English Composition II

ENG 131 Available Online Public Speaking

ENG 365 Available Online Academic Writing

GEN 480 Available Online Senior Seminar

HUM 360 Available Online Human World Views: 3500 BCE–1650 AD

HUM 361 Available Online Human World Views: 1650 AD–Present

MAT 205 Available Online Introductory Survey of Mathematics (or equivalent)

PHI 100 Available Online Introduction  Critical Thinking

POL 300 Available Online American Politics

PSY 101 Available Online Introduction to Psychology

SOC 101 Available Online Introduction to Sociology

Economics Elective

History Elective

Select 4 Humanities courses from the following:

ART, COM 245 Available Online, VMG 311 Available Online, COM 312, VMG 313 Available Online, DRA, DSN 110, Foreign Language, HIS 230 Available Online , HUM, LIT, MUS, PHI

Natural science elective with lab (4 credits)

Natural science elective

Electives/Minors (57 credits)

Please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.