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Bachelor of General Studies

This degree is designed by the student and advisor and integrates coursework from across the curriculum. It is designed for the student who desires a liberal arts and sciences bachelor’s degree from Columbia College but for whom there is not an appropriate major. Students can build the Bachelor of General Studies degree around minors.


Degree Requirements

General Education Requirements: 38-41 sem.

  • For a complete list of general education courses click here​. For additional information on general education requirements click here.
  • Ethics Course Requirement 3 sem. hrs
  • PHIL 330 Ethics or 3 hrs
  • Ethics course specific to the minor being pursued.

Multicultural Requirement 3 sem. hrs

  • All courses that meet this requirement can be found here.

Electives 76-79 sem. hrs

Total Semester Hours: 120 sem. hrs


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