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General Studies

Degrees offered in Coeur d’Alene:
Bachelor of General Studies (B.G.S.)


Program Delivery Method
Lower division core classes are offered at North Idaho College. UI courses are offered live and online, depending on the electives the student chooses.


About the Program
The Bachelor of General Studies (B.G.S.) degree program provides a non-specialized education that allows you the flexibility to develop a multidisciplinary course of study to meet your specific goals for a college degree. The degree is designed for those students who:

  • Are undecided or want to explore academic and career options before declaring a major course of study.
  • Are seeking to design a program tailored to their educational and professional goals.
  • Want to apply previously earned college credits toward the completion of a four-year degree.
  • Want to complete a degree at their own pace.

Students can add a minor, or certificate program to their B.G.S. degree.  Minors available in Coeur d'Alene include the following:

  • Business Minor
  • Addictions Minor
  • Psychology Minor
  • Sociology Minor

Undergradate Certificate Programs in Coeur d'Alene include the following:

  • Diversity and Stratification
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Organizational Dynamics 

» Find out more about this degree from Degree Finder

Becky Byers, Recruitment and Advising Coordinator
beckys@uidaho.edu
phone: (208) 292-2510
fax: (208) 664-1272
General advising
Advisor: English, Environmental Science, General Studies