Bachelor of General Studies
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A Bachelor of General Studies degree (abbreviated BGS) is an undergraduate academic degree offered by many colleges and universities in the Western world. The concept of general studies derives from the medieval European university concept of studium generale.
A BGS program allows students to design a unique degree plan while meeting their academic institution's general requirements. citation needed] such as the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees, and is often regarded as an interdisciplinary degree.[by whom?][
In the United States, hundreds of colleges and universities offer BGS programs. Students can typically choose from concentrations in a variety of areas.