Bachelor of General Studies / Rural Studies
Fort Hays State University

Program Details

Fort Hays State University online offers the opportunity to earn a Bachelor of General Studies degree in Rural Studies to the nontraditional student.  This customizable program is designed for the working adult student to be flexible in scheduling.  Studies include but are not limited to:

  • Demography
  • Cultural Geography
  • Agricultural law

Students are supported by committed faculty, who provide guidance in choosing courses and keeping curriculums on a successful track.  Graduates with this degree may pursue a graduate degree or careers in civic leadership, policy-making, farm management, and more.  Learn the ins and outs of real estate law and contracts, as well as social, economic, and political impacts upon rural areas with FHSU online.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Fort Hays State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • Students who are over the age of 21 do not need an ACT or SAT score