General Studies (GNST)

GNST 3150. Career and Major Exploration.

Students unsure about career choice will determine interests and abilities linked to appropriate careers and the Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) or other majors. Varied group and individual projects will be guided by instructional teams from the PACE Center and/or Career Services. Required for some BGS major options. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
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1 Credit Hour. 1 Lecture Contact Hour. 1 Lab Contact Hour.
Course Attribute(s): Exclude from 3-peat Processing
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

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GNST 3350. Interdisciplinary Preparation.

This course includes assignments designed to encourage self-analysis of career interests and planning, and selection of component minors for BGS majors. Students will develop a degree plan matched to their career interests and/or their initial proposal for the GNST 4350 project. Successful completion requires a grade of C or higher. Prerequisite: Declaration of the BGS major, Texas State GPA 2.0 or better, instructor permission.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
Course Attribute(s): Exclude from 3-peat Processing
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

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GNST 4350. Interdisciplinary Project.

In this course students will complete an applied, interdisciplinary project incorporating all BGS component minors. The Project will consist of research, interviews, literature reviews, graphic support and other information gathering, presentation and analysis resulting in a written product targeted at the student’s chosen area. Prerequisite: GNST 3350 with a grade of "C" or higher, Texas State GPA 2.0 or better, and instructor permission.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
Course Attribute(s): Exclude from 3-peat Processing|Writing Intensive
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