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2008-09 NSU Undergraduate Catalog 
2008-09 NSU Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

General Studies, B.G.S.

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Northeastern State University offers a Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) degree for adult students (over 21 years of age) who have already completed at least 50 hours of college credit with a minimum 2.00 cumulative grade point average. There are 38 areas of specialization available. One of the 18-hour core areas can be tailored to the individual needs of the student with approval of the program coordinator. For more information regarding the Bachelor of General Studies program, please call Ext. 5000.

General Studies Degree Requirements

General Education 45 hours
Three Core Areas of Specialization:  
  Core area one 18 hours
  Core area two 18 hours
  Core area three 18 hours
Free Electives 25 hours
Minimum Total 124 hours
Accounting Literary Studies
Anthropology Management
Business Administration Information Systems
Communication Studies Manufacturing Systems
Computer Science Marketing
Earth Science Mass Communication
Electronic Publishing Mathematics
Engineering Design Hospitality & Tourism Management
English as a Second Language American Indian Studies
Environmental Management Paralegal Studies
Environmental Science Physics
Finance Political Science
Fisheries/Wildlife Psychology
Geography Social & Behavioral Sciences
Health Care Administration Sociology
Health Science Safety Management
History Theatre
Human and Family Sciences Individualized Student Designed Area

Policies of the College of Liberal Arts

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY: English proficiency is a graduation requirement. Components I and II of English proficiency should be met with grades of C or better prior to the completion of 60 credit hours.
UPPER DIVISION CREDIT: Total hours must include at least 40 hours of credit in courses number 3000 and above.
LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES: At least 40 semester credit hours are required in the Liberal Arts and Sciences.


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