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


Bachelor of General Studies Degree

College of Liberal Arts
Louisiana Tech University
Ruston, Louisiana


The General Studies program includes 51 hours of approved electives. These electives may be chosen from the any area approved by the Coordinator of General Studies. Choices range from liberal arts, to science, to education, to engineering classes. The wide range of choices for electives allows many facets of interest to be included in one single curriculum. Career preparation becomes an exciting adventure of exploring both traditional and innovative disciplines.


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