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

General Studies On-Campus

An overview of the degree requirements follows. Please click the links for more information about the General Education Requirements, the Interdisciplinary Thematic Concentration, Electives, and the Additional Requirements:

General Education Requirements ------------------------------------ 48 Hours
Thematic Concentration ---------------------------------------------- 24 Hours
Electives --------------------------------------------------------------- 51 Hours

Additional On-Campus Degree Requirements

Students should earn at least 60 hours of credit and should be in good academic standing (2.0 or higher cumulative GPA) before transferring to the program. Students who are undecided about their major might benefit from the services of Louisiana Tech University's Career Center in Keeny Hall. Students who have not reached junior standing and who are undecided about their plans should be enrolled in Basic and Career Studies, not in General Studies.

Here is a link to a PDF of our General Studies On-Campus Curriculum.

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