Office of General Studies

The University of Mississippi

3 reasons the General Studies program has averaged a 93.5% increase in enrollment over the last 3 years

Posted on: September 21st, 2015 by amsayre
  1. The Bachelor of General Studies degree provides maximum flexibility with defined career objectives and includes the core curriculum, three minors, and electives.
  2. The Bachelor of General Studies degree empowers you to excel at the top 10 things employers look for in new college graduates:
    • The ability to write and speak well
    • The ability to think clearly about complex problems
    • The ability to analyze a problem to develop workable solutions
    • The ability to work well in teams—especially with people different from yourself
    • An understanding of science and technology and how these subjects are used in real-world settings
    • The ability to be creative and innovative in solving problems
    • The ability to apply knowledge and skills in new settings
    • The ability to understand numbers and statistics
    • A strong sense of ethics and integrity
    • An understanding of global context in which work is now done
  3. The Bachelor of General Studies degree prepares you for graduate school. Because of the unique opportunity to develop a multi-disciplinary 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.