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General Studies

Program(s) Available: B.A., B.S.

Can't decide which career path to take? What if we told you the general studies major allows you to explore several different subjects? If this interests you, keep reading! 

Why Study General Studies at Northwest

The general studies major is both an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary program. This program allows you to explore interests by taking electives that appeal to you. As a student in this program, you will gain fundamental skills in problem-solving and communication as well as in critical reading, writing and speaking. The goal of this program is to give students the general knowledge and training they need before entering the workforce.

Interested in our online program?

Earn your bachelor’s degree on a schedule that works for you. An online program is available in general studies.

Career Opportunities

  • Academic advising
  • Humanitarian services
  • Case manager
  • Community relations
  • Freelance writing
  • Lobbyist

What Can I Do With a Major in General Studies?

Study Abroad

Northwest's study abroad program allows students to apply hands-on international experience to their own academic development. Faculty members provide short-term study programs that prepare students before, during and after the program. Two types of study abroad programs are available: faculty-led and traditional. In prior years, students have traveled to England, Italy, Greece, Turkey and Egypt!

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