Prepared for anything.
The Bachelors of General Studies (BGS) degree is developed for you to design and accomplish! It is available for adult learners who desire to understand a wide-range of interesting subjects that fit into an existing career or propel the BGS graduate into the next career.
Start your future.
Complete your degree today
This degree is particularly appropriate if you started a program and then switched to another program and still want to complete a degree.
Well Rounded Skill Set
This degree is particularly appropriate if you started a program and then switched to another program and still want to complete a degree. In pursuing this program, you will demonstrate your commitment to obtain a well-rounded set of professional skills, knowledge and expertise.
The Bachelor of General Studies program is very flexible in its design for transferring academic work from general education, electives and courses from one or more majors into a bachelor’s degree. Students may transfer in and count up to 90 earned credit hours from a 2-year institution toward the 124 credit hours required for graduation. A student must also comply with a residency requirement of 30 credits at Friends University.
Helpful career guidance
- Establish foundational and advanced skills in critical thinking and communication.
- Comprehend, analyze and think through ideas across multiple disciplines.
- Assess a problem, use problem-solving strategies to address it, and determine solutions and action plans.
- Express a comprehensive worldview within one or more academic areas.
- Demonstrate ethical behaviors, meet the needs of others within an organization, and further professional responsibility with others in professions as well as society.
- College of Adult and Professional Studies General Education (43 hours)
- Upper division courses (42 hrs. distributed throughout Major/Supporting/Gen Ed/Free Electives categories) At least 6 hrs. must be 400-level or higher. (48 hours)
- Other credits (33 hours)
Total Hours University Graduation Requirement: 124 hours
- Assistant Professor of Marketing; Assistant Chair: Outreach
- M.B.A., Webster University