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General Studies Research: For General Studies Majors

Why choose general studies?

A bachelor's degree in general studies is ideal for those who prefer not to choose a specific major. In general studies, you combine two minors to form a major. Read more on their website:

The general studies program is rooted in the liberal arts and sciences, which prepares students to be adaptive problem solvers with excellent communication skills. Develop skill sets that will be valued across industries and be able to respond to changes driven by technology or global shifts.

Because general studies is multidisciplinary, you should check other subject guides that match your minor. 

Technology Help

As a general studies major, you might be asked to use different tools to complete your work, like VoiceThread.

Visit the Student Technology Support website for tutorials to help you in your work.

Clifton Strengths


Source: "What to do now that you know your strengths." (2018). University of Colorado Boulder. Retrieved from

Reflection Papers

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Personal Statements

Listen to stories and get inspired to write your personal statement.