Drury GO Bachelor of General Studies

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The Bachelor of Science in General Studies provides an alternative to conventional degree programs and majors. The degree program is designed specifically for:

  • People who want to broaden their specialized backgrounds to include a liberal arts education.
  • People who want to develop an interdisciplinary program tailored to their individual needs and interests.

Program Outcomes

  • Ethical: Decision making in organizational and personal actions.
    • Implement leadership concepts in decision making after developing a personal model for ethical leadership.
  • Engaged: Clearly and effectively communicate (orally and written) as an individual and in teams.
    • Demonstrate effective and collaborative written and oral communication skills.
  • Encompassing: Promote multicultural sensitivity.
    • Determine one’s own identify, culture, and heritage and seek to learn more about others while confronting prejudices and discrimination.
  • Empowered: Prepare to execute.
    • Broaden knowledge of a wider world and establish ability to deal with complexity, diversity, and change.

The Bachelor of General Studies requires 45 credit hours of coursework.

Track 1: Individual Program

Individual Program – choose 30 additional hours in one of the three fields of knowledge:

  • Humanities and Fine Arts
  • Science and Mathematics
  • Social Studies

*18 hours must be 300-level or above

Track 2: Technical or Military Program

Approved technical program/degree from an accredited technical school (minimum of 30 credit hours).

Military education/experience evaluated by the American Council on Education (ACE) with content similar to courses offered at Drury University (minimum of 30 credit hours)