General Studies

Core competencies

In the new 2017 Bachelor of General Studies program, core competencies replace breadth requirements.

There are six core competencies:

  • Effective communications
  • Use and interpretation of numerical data
  • Scientific literacy
  • Digital competency
  • Intercultural engagement
  • Professional competency

For information on challenging one or more core competencies, please review the competency challenge handbook and contact bgs@ufv.ca for challenge forms. 

To view core competencies requirements and compare them to pre-2017 BGS breath requirements, refer to the UFV Calendar.

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