The Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) is an interdisciplinary degree that allows students to enhance personal goals by connecting three Texas State minors, two General Studies courses and appropriate supporting courses.
Students who are challenged by choosing one major can find 67 minor options. The BGS degree may also be ideal for students who have invested a large number of hours in another degree but wish to change academic goals.
Spring 2012: Sara Mallett (Minor: Agriculture)
September 2011: Javier Resendez (Minor: English)
Summer 2011: Karen Robare (Minor: Music)
April 2011: Darryl Hanna (Minor: Special Education)
December 2010: Katie Chamness (Minor: Healthcare Administration)
November 2010: Abigail Dimick (Minor: Studies in Popular Culture)
October 2010: Eva Curry (Minor: Value Studies)
September 2010: Adam Venzor (Minor: Geography)
Summer 2010: Ambrais Nedd (Minor: Social Work)
May 2010: Blaze Bulla (Minor: Family and Consumer Science)
April 2010: Michelle Limon (Minor: Sociology)
March 2010: Anthony Generali (Minor: Art & Design)
February 2010: Christopher Edwards (Minor: Anthroplogy)
January 2010: Claire Parker (Minor: Photography)
December 2009: Chad Allen (Minor: Leadership Studies)
November 2009: Wakiko Nagae (Minor: French)
October 2009: Amir Qureshi (Minor: Diversity Studies)
September 2009: Tiffany Quiring (Minor: Religious Studies)
If you’re interested in the how trends in American Popular Culture are influenced by society, media and history, then consider a minor in Studies in Popular Culture.
SOCI 3317: Popular Culture and Society: The content of popular culture, including movies, television, genre novels, popular music, fads and fashion, sports, contemporary folklore, festivals and celebrations, clothing and body decoration and related cultural material, is examined and analyzed for social significance.
HIST 3368M: Popular Music and Social Movements in the 20th Century: The examination of music as both a reflection of historical trends and a tool of social change will illuminate the relationship between music, culture, politics, and protest movements in 20th-century American history.
ENG 3326: American Drama On Film: Masterpieces of American drama and the films which have been made from them.
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