Program Learning Outcomes
Graduates from the Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) program will demonstrate the ability to:
- Integrate foundational knowledge, skills and attitudes from the required humanities, sciences and social sciences courses.
- Critically examine the theoretical basis of several disciplines which comprise a particular area of interest beyond the core curriculum.
- Develop appropriate conclusions based on qualitative and quantitative analysis of data drawn from disciplinary and interdisciplinary sources, while recognizing the limits of these analytics.
- Adopt the mechanisms and processes of critical thinking consciously and systematically to integrate and synthesize diverse ideas and knowledge from multiple sources.
- Express beliefs, concepts, propositions, arguments, and conclusions that are well-informed by evidence.
- Present ideas in coherent, concise, and technically correct forms that follow rules of academic integrity.
- Evaluate the quality and relevance of evidence on the basis of its source and methods used to generate it.
- Apply knowledge and information synthesized from general and specialized studies to
personal, academic, service learning, professional, and/or community activities.
Possible career options
- conflict mediation and resolution
- consumer advocate
- customer care and support
- employment services
- English as a Second Language (ESL) instructor
- human resources
- human services
- media work
- government worker
- pastoral care
- settlement work
- support worker
Updated December 22 2017 by Student & Academic Services