Brent Tippen
2013 Young Alumnus of the Year

Brent Tippen
Bachelor of Arts, Speech Communication, 2004
Chevron Corporation, San Ramon, California
Global External Communications Advisor/ Company Spokesman

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Steve Webre, Interim Associate Dean and

2014 recipient of the Individual Achievement in the Humanities Award,

presented by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities


Buddy Davis
2013 Alumnus of the Year

O. K. "Buddy" Davis
B.A., 1969, Louisiana Polytechnic Institute 
Executive Sports Editor, Ruston Daily Leader

General Studies

Bachelor of General Studies Degree

College of Liberal Arts
Louisiana Tech University
Ruston, Louisiana





Additional Requirements

Students pursuing the BGS must meet the following GPA requirements:
2.5 or above in the concentration,
2.25 or above in 300/400-level classes,
2.0 or above cumulative GPA.

Students must earn at least 45 hours of course credit at the 300/400-level (with at least 15 hours at the 400-level).

No more than 27 hours of credit from the College of Administration and Business can be applied to graduation credit for the BGS.

No more than two hours of KINE and two hours of music activity classes can be used as electives.

Students must be enrolled in the program for at least two quarters before graduating.

Please be advised that all students pursuing the Bachelor of General Studies Degree will be required to earn 25% (31 Semester Hours) of their course work offered by Louisiana Tech University. There are no exceptions to this requirement. It is in keeping with prescribed academic policy mandated by the university's governing boards-the Board of Supervisors and the Board of Regents.  


General Studies Program Coordinator
Ms. Christine Strebeck
General Studies Program Advisor
Mr. Anthony Goodwin
Louisiana Tech University
College of Liberal Arts
GTM Hall, Office #256/258
P. O. Box 3044 Ruston, LA 71272
Phone: 318.257.2707
Fax: 318.357.3888