Bachelor of General Studies

General Studies: Management

General Studies: Management
Hours34 Credit Hours
MAPMajor Academic Plan

Program Requirements

This is a Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) program. Please contact the BGS office at 1-888-298-3137 or (801) 422-4351.
Have 27 hours of campus residency.
Complete a minimum of 10 hours in the emphasis after formal admission to the BGS program.
Thirty of the 120 hours must be 300-level or above courses.
The IS 110, MSB 360, and M Com 320 requirements must be filled with credit less than 15 years old.
All emphasis courses taken after admission to BGS must be BYU courses.
Students must earn a minimum 2.0 BYU grade point average, a minimum 2.25 emphasis grade point average, and a minimum 2.0 cumulative grade point average.
The program must be completed in eight years or less.
requirement 1 Complete 1 course
Prerequisite course (must be completed before taking any other courses, includes preparing academic plan which must be approved before proceeding):
requirement 2 Complete 1 course
Pre-core course:
requirement 5 Complete 1 course
requirement 6 Complete 2 courses
Elective courses: (BYU 300- and 400-level Marriott School courses completed before entering the BGS program may also be used to fill emphasis electives.)
requirement 7 Complete 1 course
Complete a capstone experience (last course to be completed):
Program Outcomes: 

BGS Learning Outcome - Aims of a BYU Education

  • Reflect on and describe how their coursework in the BGS program has contributed to the aims of a BYU education:
    • Spiritually strengthening
    • Character building
    • Intellectually enlarging
    • Preparing for lifelong learning and service.

Management Skills

Demonstrate knowledge of basic management skills, including accounting, finance, marketing, organizational behavior, and human resource management.

Business Ethics and Decision Making

Demonstrate an understanding of principles of ethics and be able to make and defend moral and ethical business decisions.