General Studies

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Program features

Your degree on your schedule

Whether you are a first time in college student, transfer student or working professional, we offer programming that fits your schedule, budget, personal interests and career goals.

  • Online, face-to-face and hybrid courses
  • Complete your bachelor's degree in as little as 24 months
  • Affordable classes and access to scholarships and financial aid
  • A supportive and diverse student community
  • Opportunities to participate in study abroad, campus events and social activities

The skills employers are looking for

In an ever-changing 21st century marketplace, employers are seeking graduates with well-rounded educational backgrounds.

  • Gain marketable skills at an affordable price
  • Learn to think creatively, critically and independently
  • Gain a broad depth of knowledge in the areas of your choice
  • Develop skills in leadership, critical thinking, presentation and problem solving

Build a curriculum that works for you

Our flexible, multidisciplinary degree program allows you to specialize in two or three of the following dynamic areas.

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • English
  • Health Studies
  • History
  • Math
  • Multicultural Women’s and Gender Studies
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Visual Arts
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Career outlook

Our alumni have built successful careers by identifying a need within their current field or by discovering a passion for helping others. General studies graduates have gone on to lead rewarding careers as:

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  • Chief operating officers
  • Directors
  • Customer care representatives
  • Facilitators
  • Administrative assistants
  • Owners
  • Managers
  • Analysts

Hear from our alumni

I absolutely love the general studies online degree program. It gave me the opportunity to study multiple fields and allowed the flexibility of taking online classes while working full-time and raising a family. — Kimberly Montgomery, BGS alumna

The general studies program allowed me to diversify my interests. Instead of a concentration in one discipline, I have chosen three. — Shirley Grantham, BGS alumna

Admission requirements

Undergraduate Admission

When you apply to TWU, we will evaluate your academic achievement and preparation, as well as your standardized test scores. Admission to TWU is valid for four terms, unless you have attended another higher education institution.

Check out the links below for specific admissions information:

Questions about the admissions process? Contact the Office of Admissions Processing.

Office of Admissions
Texas Woman’s University
P.O. Box 425649
Denton, TX 76204-5649
940-898-3076 or 1-866-809-6130 ext. 3076

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Page last updated 11:05 AM, August 8, 2022