This is a Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) program. Please contact the BGS office at 1-888-298-3137 or (801) 422-4351.
Have 30 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 including 15 hours in the emphasis must be 300-level or above courses.
Students must earn a minimum 2.0 BYU grade point average, a minimum 2.0 cumulative grade point average, and a minimum 2.0 emphasis grade point average.
The program must be completed in eight years or less.
All emphasis courses taken after admission to BGS must be BYU courses.
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 3 Courses
Requirement 3 Complete 15.0 hours from the following Options
Option 3.1 Complete up to 15.0 hours from the following Courses
BYU 300- or 400-level campus courses in the School of Family Life (including Salt Lake Center classes) may also be used to fill this requirement. Note: Only 3 credit hours of 399R may count toward the BGS degree requirements in Family Life. Additional 399R credits may be used as general electives for the upper division hour requirement and for total university hours.
Requirement 4 Complete 6.0 hours from the following Options
Option 4.1 Complete up to 6.0 hours from the following Courses
Any courses not taken in requirement 3 above may be used toward fulfilling this six-hour elective requirement.
Requirement 5 Complete 1 Course
Complete a capstone experience (last course to be completed):