Penn State Behrend has forty-plus degree programs. But if one isn’t the perfect fit for you, you can plan your own path with the B.A. in General Arts and Sciences.
As Penn State’s most flexible degree program, the B.A. in General Arts and Sciences is a choose-your-own-adventure major. You’ll work closely with advisers to assemble a curriculum that meets your personal interests and career goals.
Why Penn State Behrend?
While the General Arts and Sciences program will allow you to chart your own academic journey, you won’t be alone in doing so. An academic adviser will work in close consultation with you.
But you will have greater responsibility for researching and planning your coursework and staying on track to graduation. This type of self-directed accomplishment and accountability—along with the solid foundation in critical reading, writing, and analytical thinking that General Arts and Sciences coursework imparts—is exactly what employers want and is highly valued in the workplace.