Board of General Studies

The Board of General Studies (BoGS) is a committee that reports to Curriculum & Research Committee and to the Provost. The Board of General Studies:

  • solicits courses and curricular proposals designed to satisfy General Education requirements from all colleges and departments of the University;
  • reviews, approves, and authorizes courses and curricular proposals for purposes of General Education; and
  • evaluates the courses and curricula it has approved.
  • in consultation with deans and chairs, provides for and approves "challenge" mechanisms for Basic Skills requirements.
  • the Board considers petitions from programs for relief from the fifty-one semester hour General Education requirement.

The Board of General Studies consist of eleven members:

  • seven teaching faculty (representing seven colleges),
  • two students,
  • the Associate Vice President for Undergraduate Studies,
  • and the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies (Curriculum).