Sep 22, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Suggested Four-Year Program of Study: BGSD-BGS


 

General Studies Major, B.G.S.

 
FRESHMAN YEAR (27-31 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
ENGL 1010 - Critical Reading and Expository Writing   3 ENGL 1020 - Critical Thinking and Argumentation                    3
Oral Communication Course 3 Fine Arts Course 3
HIST 2010 - The United States to 1877   3 HIST 2020 - The United States since 1877   3
Social & Behavioral Science Course 3 Social & Behavioral Science Course 3
CSCI 1100 - Using Information Technology  or Proficiency exam * 0-3 Mathematics Course 3-4
Fall Total 12-15 Spring Total 15-16

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR (32 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
Literature Course 3 Humanities Course 3
Natural Science Course 4 Natural Science Course 4
CDST 2200 - Interdisciplinary Learning and Multimedia Presentations   1 CDST 2300 - The Interdisciplinary e-Portfolio and Its Applications   1
Free Elective Courses 8 Free Elective Courses 8
Fall Total 16 Spring Total 16

 

JUNIOR YEAR (31 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
Free Elective Courses                                                                12 CDST 4950 - Special Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies  ** 1
CDST 3100 - Interdisciplinary Design Thinking   3 Free Elective Courses 15
Fall Total 15 Spring Total 16

 

SENIOR YEAR (30 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
CDST 4110 - Research Invention   2 CDST 4210 - Senior Capstone   3
CDST 4950 - Special Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies  **     1 CDST 4950 - Special Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies  ** 1
Free Elective Courses 12 Free Elective Courses 11
Fall Total 15 Spring Total 15

TOTAL = 120 credits

Note:


Proficiency exam may be taken for 0 credit in lieu of CSCI 1100 . Must be completed to meet Graduation requirements. Those students who complete the proficiency exam and are short credits towards their total degree requirements may be required to take additional electives. 

** Students may satisfy CDST 4950  with three (3) one credit seminars or one (1) three credit seminar.