General Studies
A bachelor’s degree built to fit your career interests


So you’re not sure what you’d like to major in yet, and that’s okay! Many have interests that don’t fit a standard major program. Southwestern Adventist University’s bachelor’s degree in General Studies gives you the option to build your program around your interests. You start with choosing an emphases that is suited to you and build it around your skills. 


This program is designed for students who:


  1. Have a desire to attend Southwestern Adventist University but are looking for a career that SWAU doesn’t offer a major for.
  2. Choose to attend SWAU, but have career goals that require a general bachelor's degree rather than a specific major.
  3. Encountered a significant hurdle in a specific major but want to complete a degree in order to secure employment as a college graduate.
  4. Desire to apply credits earned as part of an AAS degree toward a bachelor's degree.


SWAU’s General Studies program provide flexible, multidisciplinary curricula that challenge students to achieve proficiency in several subjects rather than focusing on one major area of study. 


Does this sound like the perfect degree for you? Fill out the Request Information form and let’s chat!


For more information, visit the catalog.