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The Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) is UFV’s most customizable undergraduate degree program.
In the Bachelor of General Studies program, you can tailor your course selection and integrate professional and applied skills training to meet your needs and goals. You can also use transfer credits, cooperative education experiences, and courses from many different fields within your degree.
There is no ‘typical’ Bachelor of General Studies student. Consider the Bachelor of General Studies if you are:
The BGS credential is widely recognized by employers and graduate schools. An academic advisor with specialized program knowledge will work with you to identify pathways to completing your degree goals.
Please note that the Bachelor of General Studies has undergone extensive revision, and new degree structure and requirements take effect in Fall 2017. View program information for the revised Bachelor of General Studies.
The UFV General Studies program is a stepping stone into many different careers, depending on the way in which you customize your program of study.
Common fields that many General Studies graduates pursue include: elementary education, government and administrative support, community programming and outreach, aviation (for students with a Thematic Option in Aviation), and business.
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