Retired Graduate Reflects on Career, Education, and the Desire to “See the Elephant” By Ned Bauer, 1985 Graduate Board of Governors Bachelor of Arts (former name of the BGS program) I returned to college as an adult, non-traditional student to finish what I had started years before. The impetus to return to college was … More Retired Grad: Ned Bauer
BGS GRADUATES SUMMER 2013 Mark J. Ackerman Rock Island IL Shane M. Albertson Rock Island IL Jacob Donald Augustin Louisville KY Sierra Nichole Barnhart Davenport IA Emily M. Birdsell Moline IL Jennifer M. Border Lynn Center IL Summer Ray Brown Macomb IL Freddy J. Bullock III Danville IL Nikki Marie Burk La Crosse WI Richard … More Congrats SU ’13 Grads!
Keep Your Student Leaders At Your College Even After They Graduate? As a degree completion option, the Office of BGS would like to introduce to our Career Internship Course: UNIV 490 (Syllabus)This unique course provides a way for students to turn work they do at your Community College into Junior/Senior level credit at Western. For … More UNIV 490 Intro for CC Advisors
Helping Students Navigate Junior/Senior Level Courses and Start on Minors at Your Community College Yes, they can earn three minors. And a few minors, such as a Computer Science minor in Microcomputer Applications, can be completed totally online. Other minors may require lower division prerequisite courses that could be taken at the Community College level. Once … More Info for CC Advisors
Allen, Jennifer L Princeton IL Best, Carmen Snohomish WA Bird, Randy Hamilton IL Butler, Devon J Pembroke Pines FL Carruthers, Joseph R Canton IL Cassiday, Jason A Plato MO Crittenden, Cynthia A Puyallup WA Cruser, Lindsay Washington IL Franzone, Mike S Sheridan IL Gaylord, Bradley J Antioch IL Hamm, Kelly Macomb IL Hast, Kimberly … More Dean’s List Summer 2013
The Bachelor of Arts in General Studies (BGS) is well-known for welcoming both active and veteran members of the military. In fact, the program has received recognition for multiple years as being a “military friendly school” in the “G.I. Jobs Guide to Military Friendly Schools.” Want to go Meta? Even the Director of BGS has … More Military Welcome Here!
Worried about pre-requisites in Upper Division (300 or 400 level) courses? Don’t be. Most online courses do not have enforced pre-requisites. Only “enforced” pre-requisites are mandatory. If you notice on STARS course search, that a course has an ENFORCED pre-requisite, you must have the pre-req posted to your transcript prior to the beginning of the … More Do You Have What it Takes?