General Studies (B.G.S.)

Pursue your interests and create your own course of study with a degree in General Studies.

Take a creative approach to your education. The B.G.S. in General Studies at UND empowers you to choose your own path and personalize your education plan to meet your goals.

Program Snapshot
Program type:
On-campus or online
Est. time to complete:
4 years
Credit hours:

Why Study General Studies at UND?

Ideal for students with wide-ranging interests, the Bachelor of General Studies gives you the freedom to design your own degree with a cross-disciplinary series of courses.

You'll develop an individualized curriculum by following UND's Essential Studies requirements and working closely with your advisor. You can choose courses from a variety of disciplines, including:

  • Natural Sciences and Mathematics
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Fine Arts

You can earn your degree on campus or online. Our self-paced online option allows you to enroll anytime and take classes at your own speed. The B.G.S. degree cannot be combined with another major or degree program.