BGS Degree Program

Bachelor of Arts in General Studies Degree Program

WIU's Bachelor of Arts in General Studies (BGS) degree program provides students the opportunity to earn a regionally-accredited, undergraduate, non-majored degree.

Students may choose online courses, on-campus courses, or a combination of both .

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Macomb Campus
Phone: (309) 298-1929

Quad Cities
Phone: (309) 762-9481
Fax: (309) 762-8980

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  graduate As a WIU employee and graduate, I thought the BGS program was so convenient!  Working a full-time and a part-time job, the online classes were a perfect fit for my busy schedule and allowed me to finish my bachelor's degree. (read more)

Julie Ford, Office Administrator 
Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs