General Studies Degree Program Highlights
The bachelor’s degree in general studies is an integrative program that offers students the opportunity to personalize their course of study to develop a broad knowledge base and skillset. As a general studies major at McNeese, you will have the opportunity to design and individualize your curriculum tract to cater to your interests or a specific career goals while also gaining the skills and experience needed to adapt to rapid changes in workforce demand. And since McNeese’s general studies program is available 100% online, or as a combination of online and on-campus classes, you can work towards your degree while studying at your own pace.
Earn an associates degree in General Studies
McNeese also offers an associates degree in general studies both on-campus and online. This degree is a great choice for working professionals or other nontraditional students who are looking to take specific classes to develop their personal or professional skills while also earning a valuable degree.
At a Glance
Degree Type: Bachelor of General Studies (B.G.S.)
Program Length: 4 years (120 credit hours)
Availability: online, in person, hybrid
General Studies Bachelor's Degree Program Concentrations
From ecological sciences, physics, chemistry and computer science, the applied and natural science concentration will introduce you to a wide variety of scientific disciplines.Applied and Natural Sciences Curriculum
For students interested in art, foreign languages, music, theatre, philosophy and other liberal arts subject areas, the arts and humanities concentration is the perfect choice.Arts and Humanities Curriculum
Learn about people, cultures and social structures with a concentration in behavioral sciences. Here, you’ll have the chance to study a wide range of topics, including criminal justice, economics, health and human performance, psychology and more.Behavioral Sciences Curriculum
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What Can You Do with a General Studies Degree?
The bachelor’s degree in general studies prepares you to succeed in many different career paths, and serves as a strong foundation for graduate or other professional studies. Here are just a few of the graduate programs you can pursue after graduation, or, start your career in a range of different fields:
Graduate Schools or Programs
- Master of Arts in General Studies
- Doctor of Philosophy in General Studies
Potential Job Titles or Employers
- Administrative or Executive Assistant
- Operations/General Manager
- Program Manager
- Project Coordinator
- Market Research Analyst
- Clerical Administrator
- Sales Representative
- Marketing Director
- Technical Writer
- Software Consultant
- Public Relations Specialist
- Meeting, Convention and Event Planner
- Business Analyst
- Research Assistant
Programs Related to the Bachelor’s in General Studies
Not sure if the general studies bachelor’s degree program is right for you? Check out these other undergraduate degree programs at McNeese and talk about your options with a recruiter.