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The Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) degree offers an excellent opportunity for students who want to acquire knowledge and skills in various subject areas. With BGS, you can explore multiple disciplines and create personalized areas of emphasis that align with your educational and career objectives. The BGS degree provides the flexibility to explore and discover your interests and skills beyond the constraints of a traditional, structured major.

Your BGS academic advisor will assist you in identifying courses that cultivate desired skills valued by both you and potential employers, thus crafting a unique and tailored path to graduation. Collaborating closely with Ball State’s Career Center, they will help you formulate a plan to achieve your desired job after graduation.

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If you’d like to learn more about our Bachelor of General Studies degree, contact your advisor. Or one of the best ways to get a true feel for Ball State is to see it for yourself, so schedule a visit today! And if you’re ready to apply, review our admission requirements and complete our online application.

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