What can I do with a General Studies Degree?

Top Ten Things Employers Look for in New College Graduates

  1. The ability to work well in teams—especially with people different from yourself
  2. An understanding of science and technology and how these subjects are used in real-world settings
  3. The ability to write and speak well
  4. The ability to think clearly about complex problems
  5. The ability to analyze a problem to develop workable solutions
  6. An understanding of global context in which work is now done
  7. The ability to be creative and innovative in solving problems
  8. The ability to apply knowledge and skills in new settings
  9. The ability to understand numbers and statistics
  10. A strong sense of ethics and integrity

BGS Possible Careers

  • Media and entertainment
  • Advertising, sales, and promotions
  • Sports and recreation
  • Non-profit and human services
  • Management and marketing
  • Public relations and event planning
  • Government and foreign service
  • Law enforcement
  • Law school, health professions, and other graduate programs

Preparedness for Graduate School

Because of the unique opportunity to develop a multidisciplinary and carefully focused course of study that meets students’ specific goals while fulfilling traditional university requirements, BGS graduates receive an excellent preparation for graduate school programs. Many BGS graduates share the goal of attending graduate school in a variety of disciplines, including nursing, art, media arts, sports management, public relations and others.

General Studies