General Studies BA Program

BAGS General Description

The Bachelor of Arts in General Studies degree is a wonderful option for transfer students who have a significant number of earned credits and want to complete their degree. Students in this program are not eligible to graduate with additional designations on their transcript (e.g., double major, minor, concentration)..

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate competency in oral and written communication.
  2. Demonstrate awareness of learning and critical thinking strategies.
  3. Demonstrate competency in core general education subjects.
  4. Examine a Christian worldview and its relationship to serving in one's chosen profession.
  5. Apply professional concepts and skills to real-world circumstances.

BAGS Coursework

The Bachelor of Arts in General Studies includes the general core education requirements and electives for the bachelor degree. 120 semester hours are earned by completing additional courses needed. Students will choose courses from various programs to create a program of study suitable for their own schedule and plans for the future.

Program of Study

General Education: 36 hours
Religion: 6 hours
Any one general discipline: at least 21 hours at the upper-level
Capstone: 3 hours
Electives: up to 54 hours
Total Credit Hours: 120

At least 30 of the 120 hours must be upper-level.
Up to 90 hours may be transferred in.
At least 30 of the 120 hours must be earned at Trevecca.
A maximum of 59 hours can be earned through prior learning methods.

Total Credit Hours: 120