Bachelor of General Studies


Northeastern State University offers a Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) degree for adult students (over 21 years of age) who have already completed at least 50 hours of college credit with a minimum 2.00 cumulative grade point average. The BGS degree is a first bachelor's degree only and you cannot earn a second degree or complete a double major in General Studies. There are many areas of specialization available. One of the 18-hour core areas can be tailored to the individual needs of the student with approval of the program coordinator.

For more information about degree requirements, visit the NSU catalog.

Contact Us

Dr. Audell Shelburne
Program Director

Degree Available at

  • Tahlequah
  • Broken Arrow
  • Online

Campus availability varies by area of specialization.

Transferring to NSU?

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