General studies overview

Bachelor of General Studies Degree

The Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) is an undergraduate liberal arts degree available through the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at Fort Hays State University. It is a degree completion option for students who have well-defined career objectives and do not require a course specific or career specific degree. The program includes general education requirements and an area of concentration. The major is listed as General Studies.

The BGS degree prepares students for employment in areas not requiring specific baccalaureate degrees. Concentrations available through the Virtual College are found here. Individual programs must be approved by an advisor designated by the Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.

For more information, please contact:

Joleen Briggs (



Debbie Staab (


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