Meet the Advisor

The academic advisor for the general studies degree at IUPUC is:

Vickie Welsh-Huston, director
General Studies Degree Program
Phone: 812.348.72316
Office: CC Room 156G


Minors & Certificates

Consider adding an academic minor or a certificate to your Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) personal plan of study.

An academic minor expands your learning and potentially leads to greater career opportunities or admission to a graduate or professional school. You can also complete a certificate program that will give you expertise in specific subjects.

Minors and certificates are available from IUPUC and through Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI).

Talk to your advisor and learn whether these options are a good fit for your educational and career goals.


To earn a minor, you will take five to seven courses (requirements vary by division). Minors are available in:


You may choose from these certificate programs:

* Offered entirely online through IUPUI

Contact, Address and Additional Links


4601 Central Avenue
Columbus, IN 47203

Phone: 812.348.7311

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