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General Studies Program

General Studies Program

Bachelor of General Studies (B.G.S.) Requirements

Bachelor of General Studies (B.G.S.) Requirements

  • A minimum of 12 credit hours in each of the three required areas of learning. (The credit hours required in each area must be taken in at least two academic departments.)
    • Arts and humanities (12 cr.)
    • Science and mathematics (12 cr.)
    • Social and behavioral sciences (12 cr.)
  • A minimum of 18 additional credit hours in one of the preceding areas with courses from at least two academic departments (18 cr.)
  • Electives (66 cr.)

Total (120 cr.)

For more information, visit the General Studies page on the IU Northwest bulletin.