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 relationships between psychological concepts and attitudes toward health and exercise, consider a minor in sport psychology.
SOCI 3340: Sociology of Sport and Leisure: The theories and research in leisure and popular culture will serve as the broad framework. An emphasis will be placed on the sub-area of sport sociology, including such topics as sport and aggression, competition, children, women, minorities, professionalism, and others.
PSY 3361: Health Psychology: Surveys contemporary theory and research on body/mind interaction in physical and mental health. Emphasis on personality, psychosocial, and stress factors in physical health. Other topics include the effects of physical health on psychological well being, pain management, longevity and aging, and coping with illness and dying.
ESS 3323: Psychosocial Aspects of Exercise and Sport Science: This course examines the psychological and social theories and research related to physical activity. Emphasis is on the determinants that influence exercise behavior and sport participation.
Jaime A. Baker
Brandon M. Ewers
Kelly E. Gourluck
Thomas R. Whitlock
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