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 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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