General Studies (B.G.S.)
Personalize your education and take charge of your professional goals with a degree in General Studies.
Enjoy a more flexible approach to your education. UND’s Bachelor of General Studies (B.G.S.) major empowers you to choose courses from a variety of academic departments to earn your degree.
- Program type:
- On-campus or online
- Est. time to complete:
- 4 years
- Credit hours:
Why Study General Studies at UND?
UND’s General Studies major suits your wide-ranging interests, and gives you the freedom to enroll in a cross-disciplinary series of courses.
You’ll work closely with your advisor to develop an individualized curriculum, which includes UND’s Essential Studies requirements. Your choice of disciplines includes:
- Social Sciences
- Fine Arts
- Natural Sciences and Mathematics
General Studies is an ideal option if you are a returning student who is committed to finishing your Bachelor’s degree. Many B.G.S. graduates pursue graduate programs or career advancement opportunities.
You can earn your degree on campus or online. Our self-paced option allows you to enroll anytime and take classes at your own pace. The B.G.S. degree cannot be combined with another major or degree program.