Online BGS

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at Georgia Southern University now offers a fully online Bachelor of General Studies degree. This multi-disciplinary, flexible degree offers a well-rounded education that prepares graduates for a variety of careers and graduate programs.

An established and respected roster of academic advisors and faculty mentors provide ongoing assistance throughout your education. The online Bachelor of General Studies maintains exceptional academic standards.

Opportunity. Have you dreamed of earning a bachelor’s degree, but life got in the way? Georgia Southern University provides the opportunity to achieve your goal of earning your college diploma with its fully online Bachelor of General Studies degree. The program is perfect for transfer students, full-time professionals, stay-at-home parents who want to go back to school, or others who just want the convenience that a fully online degree program offers.

Choice. Do you need a bachelor’s degree to advance at your job? If you want a college degree that will prepare you to take the next step in your career, the online Bachelor in General Studies is the perfect choice. This unique degree program will provide you with a range of knowledge and will prepare you for career advancement.

Flexibility. Georgia Southern’s Online Bachelor of General Studies degree is designed with your busy schedule in mind. Our goal is to provide students like you the opportunity to earn or complete your college degree on your schedule.

Degree Requirements

General Studies students must meet the following requirements to graduate from the College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences:

  • 126 semester hours of credit with a minimum total institutional GPA of 2.0 and a 2.0 cumulative GPA in each Area of Study.
  • At least 26 semester hours of credit in the Areas of Study must be taken at Georgia Southern University.
  • At least 32 semester hours of the degree requirements must be earned through Georgia Southern University.
Areas of Study

The Bachelor of General Studies is a flexible program that allows you to structure your degree to meet your individual interests and professional goals by building a degree program which includes three Areas of Study.

Choose three areas of study from the following options:

  • Business
  • Justice Studies
  • Sociology
  • Writing
  • Public Administration
  • Music [non-performance – Summer term only]

Students will have flexibility in choosing from a wide variety of upper-division courses in these areas of study each semester.

Last updated: 12/2/2015

Bachelor of General Studies • PO Box 8004 • Statesboro, GA 30458 • (912) 478-7740 • FAX (912) 478-2315