Northern's Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) degree is an option for you if you've earned a significant number of credits toward a degree, but wish to change your program of study.
The BGS program is flexible - you might say it allows you to design your own degree. The program delivers the academic expertise required for a broad range of occupations, while allowing you to follow your passion.
The BGS allows you to tailor your program of study to fit a variety of interests.
The BGS is convenient for students who:
- Are upperclassmen
- Have taken time off from school
- Are in the workforce and would like to enhance their professional opportunities with a degree
- Wish to design a well-rounded, diverse, yet formal educational experience
Areas of Emphasis
With the BGS, you can focus on three of any of the following 15-credit areas of emphasis:
Science, Engineering and Mathematics
To pursue a BGS degree, you must have a 2.0 GPA.
Please see Bachelor of General Studies in the NSU Catalog for program details and other requirements, or contact Coordinator Andrea Prehn.