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General Studies Program

A program leading to a Bachelor of General Studies (B.G.S.) degree is available for non-traditional students. Applications for the B.G.S. program may be obtained from the Science and Engineering dean's office. In order to be eligible, an individual must be at least 23 years of age and must not have been enrolled as a full-time student in a college or university within two years of the date of proposed entry into this program. Information concerning eligibility requirements for individuals in active military service may be obtained from the Director of the General Studies Program.

Requirements include the following:

1. A total of 124 semester hours with at least 45 semester hours taken at TCU.

2. Thirty-six semester hours must be at the advanced level (30000 level or above) with 24 or more of these advanced hours being taken at TCU.

3. The last 30 semester hours for the degree must be taken at TCU.

4. After the student has completed 60 semester hours, a degree plan will be developed to meet the individual educational needs and goals of the student. The degree plan must be approved by the Dean of Science and Engineering. For information contact the Dean's office.

5. Meet University Curriculum Requirements as described in "The Bachelor's Degree" section of this Bulletin.