General Studies B.G.S.
The Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) is a degree available through the College of Innovation and Design at Texas A&M University-Commerce. The degree provides maximum flexibility for students who wish to delve deeper into any course of study rather than pursue one of the established majors at A&M-Commerce. Student must complete at least 12 semester hours of coursework from two different academic college and general education requirements. Up to 85 semester hours (including WCEM and military credits) can be accepted. The remaining coursework may be completed online in traditional 16-week semesters.
|Core Curriculum Courses|
|See the Core Curriculum Requirements||42|
|Required courses in the major|
|BGS 402||Research Methods||3|
|BGS 404||Organizational Dynamics and Diversity||3|
|BGS 405||Sustainability in Contemporary Enterprise||3|
|Advisor Approved Electives||42|
|Department approved advanced electives *||24|
Department approved advanced electives may be from any of the following disciplines (24 sh)
College of Science and Engineering (COSE)
Biology and Environmental Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science and Information Systems, Engineering and Technology, Mathematics, and Physics and Astronomy.
College of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Arts (CHSSA)
Art, History, Liberal Studies (program), Literature and Languages, Journalism, Mass Media-Communication and Theatre, Music, Political Science, and Sociology and Criminal Justice.
College of Business (COB)
Accounting-Economics and Finance, Applied Sciences, Business Administration and Management Information Systems, and Marketing and Management.
College of Education and Human Services (COEHS)
Counseling, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership, Health and Human Performance, Psychology and Special Education, and Social Work.
College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR)
All BGS courses must be completed with the grade of “C” or higher.