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Bachelor of General Studies

Program Details

The online BGS degree program from the University of Missouri-Columbia offers students a strong foundation in several disciplines and helps them acquire transferable skills in written and oral communication and critical thinking. Core course work covers:

  • General Studies & Basic Skills
  • Arts & Science Foundation Requirements
  • Major
  • Electives
  • Capstone


  • Completed at least 24 credit hours of applicable college course work, including the equivalent of MATH 1100 or ENGLISH 1000 with a grade of C- or better
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 in transfer college course work
  • Official transcripts from previous colleges or universities

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission