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BA in General Studies Trine University Student Achievements

A Bachelor of Arts with a major in General Studies allows you to build a broad-based education. It teaches you to think critically, communicate effectively, and pull together knowledge from many disciplines—skills you'll need to be successful in any career.


The Bachelor’s Degree Designed by You

A general studies degree demonstrates to employers and peers alike that you have the self-discipline and intelligence to work through a university-level program in a variety of subject areas. Research indicates that graduates with a bachelor’s degree in hand land jobs more often than those who have not completed a degree. Not only do graduates with a bachelor’s degree earn more than those who do not, they are happier in their jobs. [Source: Pew Research Center: http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2014/02/11/6-key-findings-about-going-to-college/]


The Bachelor’s Degree that Works for You

A general studies degree can serve as a prerequisite for a professional career, or as a stepping stone to a college degree in another discipline. A general studies degree can be the most personally rewarding major available, precisely because it is so broad, and it embodies the central philosophy of a liberal arts education that learning to think critically and to read and write well should help anyone in any career. Make your bachelor’s degree work for you.


Your College Degree, Your Future Career

At Trine, with the Bachelor of Arts with a major in general studies you can pave your own path, or create your own learning experience. The general studies major can be the most personally rewarding major available, precisely because it is so broad, and it embodies the central philosophy of a liberal arts education, which is that learning to think critically and to read and write well should help anyone in any career. Apply today.



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