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Brigham Young University. College of General Studies


Administrative History

The College of General Studies (1972-1979) was an administrative unit at Brigham Young University.

The College of General Studies was established in 1972 in a reorganization of the earlier General College, and was responsible for administering the university's general education program. It also administered a number of instructional units and programs, including minority education and the ROTC. The dean of the college was C. Terry Warner. The college was reorganized in 1979 as Nonmajor Programs.

BYU Organizational History Project website, via WWW, Apr. 1, 2014 (College of General Studies; est. 1972; previously known as the General College; included departments of Philosophy, Military Science, Aerospace Studies, American Indian Education, General Education, Minority Education, and University Studies; also included career education program, tutoring services, and the Honors Program; reorganized as Nonmajor Programs in 1979; dean: C. Terry Warner)

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

College of General Studies dean records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5369
Scope and Contents

Contains meeting minutes, correspondence, lectures, surveys, newspaper clippings, department policies, articles, memos and projects relating to the Curriculum Council and the General Education Program (now the Office of Undergraduate Education) from 1967 to 1979.

Dates: 1967-1979

College of General Studies records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 670
Scope and Contents

Contains meeting and council minutes of various departments.

Dates: 1963-1989

History of career education at Brigham Young University 1965 to 1993

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230328806]
Identifier: MSS SC 2961
Scope and Contents

History of changes in the Department of Provisional Registration, part of the College of General Studies, under following titles: Career Education, and Counseling and Development Center. Mentions classes taught by Provisional Registration such as practical decision making, career exploration, and career skills. Also includes mention of department employees. 24 leaves.

Dates: 1998

Missionary Training Center annual report

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231234433]
Identifier: UA 807
Scope and Contents

Annual report documenting the history of the Missionary Training Center, lists, graphs, charts, outlines, and statistics.

Dates: 1980