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The Bachelor of General Studies degree requirements include:

  • Completion of Texas Core Requirements
  • 36 hours of 3000-4000 level concentration area courses divided between two or three areas
    • 2 Concentration areas (18 hours in each area; 9 hours must be taken at TWU)
    • 3 Concentration areas (12 hours in each area; 6 hours must be taken at TWU)
  • Grade of C or better in each concentration area course
  • Completion of Global Perspectives Course (3 hours)
  • 2.0 Cumulative and Institutional GPA
  • Completion of 120 hours total for bachelor's degree (30 hours of degree must be taken at TWU)
  • Completion of BGS Reflection Paper (BGS Graduation Requirement)
  • Completion of BGS Resume (BGS Graduation Requirement)

General Studies Degree Plan


"I feel empowered knowing that I have a college degree. General Studies has opened up opportunities that otherwise would not be available to me." - Frances Al-Waely (BGS Graduate)

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