Bachelor of General Studies in General Studies

COLLEGE OF ARTS, HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Southeastern's General Studies program allows students to explore multiple interests, prepare for graduate studies or complete a degree for personal satisfaction or job promotion. The program offers flexibility in helping students set and achieve their academic goals.

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Career Information
Types of Jobs
  • Account Executive
  • Attorney*
  • Banker
  • Buyer
  • Entrepreneur/Small Business Owner
  • Human Resource Professional
  • Legal Assistant or Paralegal
  • Lobbyist
  • Manager
  • Mental Health Counselor*
  • Office Administrator
  • Program Director
  • Public Relations Professional
  • Sales Representative or Manufacturing Representative
  • Social Service Administrator
  • Trainer/Educator
  • Writer/Journalist
Pre-Professional
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Radiology Tech
  • Cardiology Tech
Types of Employers
  • Banks
  • Corporations
  • Early childhood programs & School Systems
  • Government & State Organizations
  • Hospital
  • Hotels
  • Military
  • Restaurants
  • Retailers
  • Self-Employed
  • Universities


*Some of these occupations may require additional education at graduate or professional schools.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Flexible, specialized curriculum designed for each student

  • Ongoing faculty research and development

  • Scholarly faculty involvement through presentations and publications

  • Student access to licensed career counselors as advisors

  • Positive feedback from General Studies students

  • Successful completion of programs for many transfer and non-traditional/returning students

  • Student access to many online course offerings

  • Preparation for graduate or pre-professional programs

  • Honors curriculum available

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
  • Total semester hours required: 120

CONCENTRATIONS
  • Arts and Humanities

  • Natural Sciences

  • Applied Sciences

  • Behavioral Sciences

  • Applied Behavioral Sciences

MINORS
  • Theatre

  • Communication

  • Family and Consumer Sciences

  • Psychology

  • Management and Marketing

  • History

  • English

  • Dance

  • Political Science
CAMPUS ORGANIZATIONS & ACTIVITIES
  • Many campus organizations are available to General Studies students

Contact Information

Ms. Rebecca Hite

rhite@southeastern.edu

985-549-3755

Mailing address: SLU 10672, Hammond, LA 70402

On-campus address: Fayard Hall, Room 307

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