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Bachelor of General Studies (BGS)

Coordinator: A. Hubbard

100 Pro-Seminar (3)

Introduction to critical approaches to learning with emphasis on reading and rhetorical skills appropriate to college students. Must be taken concurrently with URI 101. S/U credit. (ECw)

350 Directed Study or Research (1-6)

Directed research or study designed to meet the particular needs of individual students. (Independent Study) Pre: permission of the academic department chairperson and the B.G.S. coordinator. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.

390 Social Science Seminar (6)

Exploration of the social sciences for B.G.S. students who have completed the Pro-Seminar, started their major, and have the consent of their advisor. (Seminar) Required of B.G.S. students. Next offered fall 2007. (S) [D]

391 Natural Science Seminar (6)

Exploration of the natural sciences for B.G.S. students who have completed the Pro-Seminar, started their major, and have the consent of their advisor. (Seminar) Required of B.G.S. students. Next offered spring 2008. (N)

392 Humanities Seminar (6)

Exploration of the humanities for B.G.S. students who have completed their Pro-Seminar, started their major, and have the consent of their advisor. (Seminar) Required of B.G.S. students. Next offered fall 2008. (L) [D]

397 Human Studies Major Seminar (3)

Capstone course of human studies major. Review and assessment of students’ major education through intensive exploration of issues central to human studies. (Seminar) Pre: completion of 30 credits of major. Required of B.G.S. human studies majors.

398 Applied Communication Major Seminar (3)

Capstone course of applied communications major. Review and assessment of students’ major education through intensive exploration of issues central to professional communications. (Seminar) Pre: completion of 30 credits of major courses. Required of all applied communication majors.

399 Supervised Senior Project (3)

A project chosen by the student with faculty guidance on a topic relevant to the student’s major, resulting in a paper or other demonstration of academic achievement. (Independent Study) Pre: senior standing in B.G.S. program and approval of advisor and B.G.S. coordinator. Required of B.G.S. students.


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