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General Studies, B.A.

College of Arts and Sciences

The bachelor’s degree in general studies provides a strong educational foundation in traditional university studies, such as English, mathematics, social sciences, and the humanities. This curriculum is designed for students who are seeking a four-year degree with a course of study that can be customized to personal or career objectives as well as students who are undecided in their career objectives. This program is also designed to maximize transfer credits that students may have from prior university coursework.

Career Opportunities

A degree in general studies establishes the foundation for a lifetime of continual learning and serves as the framework for a productive professional and personal life.

Positions open to those earning a general studies bachelor’s degree include:

  • Retail or Restaurant Management
  • Human Services Positions
  • Sales Account Representatives

This degree also can help students advance in professional or military careers and receive certification in various areas.

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