General Studies

Southeastern's General Studies program allows students to explore multiple interests, prepare for graduate studies or complete a degree for personal satisfaction or job promotion. The program offers flexibility in helping students set and achieve their academic goals.

This program is a hybrid degree program that can be 50% - 99% online.

Other Concentrations



  • Theatre
  • Communication
  • Human Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Management and Marketing
  • History
  • English
  • Dance
  • Political Science

Required Semester Hours 120

Program Highlights

  • Flexible, specialized curriculum designed for each student
  • Ongoing faculty research and development
  • Scholarly faculty involvement through presentations and publications
  • Student access to licensed career counselors as advisors
  • Positive feedback from General Studies students
  • Successful completion of programs for many transfer and non-traditional/returning students
  • Student access to many online course offerings
  • Preparation for graduate or pre-professional programs
  • Honors curriculum available


What Can You Be

Zac and Cari Caramonta

Zac and Cari Caramonta

Gnarly Barley Brewing Co. Owners

Zac ’07 and Cari ’06 Caramonta launched and run one of the 50 fastest-growing breweries in the nation.

Types of Jobs

  • Account Executive
  • Attorney*
  • Banker
  • Buyer
  • Entrepreneur/Small Business Owner
  • Human Resource Professional
  • Legal Assistant or Paralegal
  • Lobbyist
  • Manager
  • Mental Health Counselor*
  • Office Administrator
  • Program Director
  • Public Relations Professional
  • Sales Representative or Manufacturing
  • Representative
  • Social Service Administrator
  • Trainer/Educator
  • Writer/Journalist
  • Pre-Professional
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Radiology Tech
  • Cardiology Tech

Types of Employers

  • Banks
  • Corporations
  • Early childhood programs & School Systems
  • Government & State Organizations
  • Hospital
  • Hotels
  • Military
  • Restaurants
  • Retailers
  • Self-Employed
  • Universities

*Some of these occupations may require additional education at graduate or professional schools.



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Student Orgs & Activities

Many campus organizations are available to General Studies students