Major: Bachelor of General Studies

Location: CT, United States

Course; Grading: GPS 3081; Graded: A-F
Course co-requisites; Grading: N/A; N/A
Possible number of credits: One – Six
Course prerequisites: Consent of instructor and BGS mentor/advisor required.
Minimum class standing and GPA: N/A; N/A
Academic work requirement: Academic paper, readings, and journal of activities and experiences.
Can non-majors receive credit? No
Internship is a graduation requirement for
this program:
When course is offered: Summer
Additional information: Internships require 42 hours of participation for every one credit awarded. Ten hours per week in the field for 14 weeks is necessary for three credits. With a change in content, may be repeated for credit.
Department internship information:


Sample internship opportunities for Bachelor of General Studies majors:
Many internship opportunities exist for BGS majors given the broad nature of the coursework studied

Sample organizations where Bachelor of General Studies majors have interned:
Multiple organizations accept BGS majors for internship experiences

Ways to find an internship:
Internships can be found on Handshake, or through online resources found at

For more information about internship policies in this department, please contact:
Patricia Harkins, Academic Advisor
368 Fairfield Way, Unit 4001

Experience Information

College of Continuing Studies
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