General Studies Online Requirements

Bachelor of Science in General Studies
120 hours of credit with a minimum 2.0 GPA in all courses taken in each of the three core areas selected; 2.0 minimum cumulative GPA.
General Requirements
120 hours of credit with a minimum 2.0 GPA in all courses taken in each of three core areas selected; 2.0 minimum cumulative GPA.
The last 30 credit hours after acceptance to the General Studies degree program must be completed at Kentucky Wesleyan College.
At least 42 hours of credit must be taken in courses numbered 3000 or above.
Grades of D are not acceptable in core area courses.
Specific Requirements
All General Education Program requirements must be met (per Kentucky Wesleyan College’s Graduation Check Sheet) for a total of 39 credit hours.
Three core areas must be selected, each including a minimum of 15 credit hours of course work (45 credit hours), from the core of the Bachelor of Science in General Studies.
The remaining 30 credit course hours may be chosen from any core area. A minimum of 15 of these 30 credit hours must be a 3000 or 4000 level course.
Core areas may be selected from the following: Business Studies, Education Studies, English, Humanities, and Social Sciences.
Of the 15 credit hours required for each of the three core areas, six credit hours must be 3000 or 4000 level courses.
An additional Capstone Course of three credit hour course (*) will be required in one of the three chosen core areas.
No more than six courses may be taken from any core area.
Credit Transfer
Students may transfer up to 90 semester hours from an accredited four-year college or up to 60 semester hours from accredited two-year colleges.
Grades earned at other colleges will not be computed in determining students’ grade point average at Kentucky Wesleyan College.
Capstone Course Requirement
General Studies students must complete an approved three credit hour Capstone Course in one of their three chosen core areas. NOTE: This is in addition to the already required 15 credit hours requirement within three chosen core areas.
All Capstone Course requirements are 4000-level specified courses.
All Capstone Course requirements MUST be approved by the program advisor for the General Studies degree.