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B.G.S. in General Studies

Design the future you’ve always wanted with a general studies degree. With nearly limitless options to craft your perfect degree program, you’ll find just what you want to meet your career and personal goals.

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Program Highlights

Content
  • The development of critical-thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Support from the Mastodon community
  • A prestigious Purdue degree

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For more information about all the scholarships available at Purdue Fort Wayne—including opportunities for specific programs—you can visit the Office of Financial Aid or contact us at [email protected].

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Requirements and Curriculum Overview

Our comprehensive curriculum and diverse requirements will challenge you to go further than you ever imagined. Check out what you can expect as you advance through our program.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this degree, students will be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes:

  • Make use of their knowledge in written and oral communication by writing and speaking precisely, clearly, and persuasively
  • Formulate arguments in a variety of contexts
  • Assess their own arguments and compare and evaluate them with the arguments of others
  • Compare the nature and diversity of individuals, organizations, cultures, and societies
  • Distinguish that different scholarly disciplines require different types of evidence
  • Gather, evaluate, select, organize, and synthesize material in order to complete a research or creative project
  • Combine the knowledge gained across interdisciplinary boundaries
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