General Studies, B.G.S.

Recognizing the value of special programs for individuals, the University established the General Studies Program leading to a Bachelor of General Studies degree. This program offers several concentrations and provides the flexibility to allow a student’s program to adapt to particular interests, backgrounds, time limitations, and ultimate career goals. It is especially appropriate for a mature person who has, as a result of various educational and work experiences, a clear focus and strong commitment to a particular course of study.

What can I do with this degree?
Interdisciplinary degree programs cover a wide variety of career choices. With a varied academic background, many students move toward careers in business or teaching where they can make the best use of their broad learning experience.

Here are some common professional paths for graduates:
Public Relations
Marketing Communications
Sales Director
Project Manager
Office Manager

What’s in it for me?
• A personal coach to guide you through the enrollment process and along the path to graduation.
• Classes that meet your schedule. Many programs include 100% fully online classes, accelerated courses, or accommodating class times.
• Discounted, flat-rate tuition for students who qualify for Compete LA.
• Recognition of credits previously earned from accredited institutions.• Scholarships, financial aid and grants for eligible students.

Degree Length: 4 Years

University: Northwestern State University

Classroom Format: In-Person

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