Courses in General Studies
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BA in General Studies Courses

The curriculum for the Bachelor of Arts in General Studies at Trine University in Peoria, Arizona requires the completion of 120 credit hours. The areas of study for this Bachelor of Science degree are classified as general education courses and specific degree-program-required and elective courses. The general education and degree-specific requirements are met by completing the following course groups.


General Education Requirements - 43 credit hours

Communication - 9 credit hours
ENG 103 English Composition I (3)
ENG 113 English Composition II (3)
SP 203 Effective Speaking (3)

Social Sciences and Humanities - 12 credit hours
HIS 103 American History I (3)
HIS 113 American History II (3)
ENG 153 Introduction of Literature (3)
Humanities Elective (3)

Mathematics and Science - 10 credit hours
MA 113 College Algebra (3)
Science Elective (3)
Science Elective (4)

Other - 12 credit hours
GOV 113 Introduction to Government (3)
PSY 113 Principles of Psychology (3)
INF 103 Information Applications (3)
EXS 102 Lifetime Wellness (2)
UE 101 University Experience (1)

General Social Studies Concentration - 48 credit Hours

15 to 30 hours must be taken from two to three different academic departments at the 300 or higher level.
GS 4003 Senior Capstone Project (3)

Electives - 29 credit hours