What can you do with a General Studies degree?
A wide variety of employment opportunities are available to those who earn a GS degree. Searching for a career can be an overwhelming task, but with a solid foundation in writing, communication, critical thinking, and analytical skills, you, as a GS graduate, can excel in many different areas. Here are a few success stories of former graduates:
- Sheriff Stephen Prator (1975) also former Chief of Shreveport Police
- Betty Cannon (1978) Broadmoor Branch Manager Shreve Memorial Library
- Brenda Hall (1978) School Psychologist Desoto Parish School Board
- Charles Washington (1992) Music Teacher Youree Drive Middle School
- Lonnie McCray (1996) Director of General Studies, Instructor of English LSUS
- Hazel Beard (1984) Mayor of Shreveport 1990-1994
Entry-level positions in public relations, patient advocacy, health education, pharmaceutical and medical equipment sales, purchasing and marketing; hospitals, nursing homes, home health care agencies, non-profit organizations, public and private religious service agencies, and information center consultants.
Remember, you are able to tailor your degree to meet your career goals.