A flexible pathway to earning your bachelor's degree

 If you have college credits and want to finish a degree, the Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) is the pathway to personalized success. Designed for non-traditional learners with busy schedules, the BGS program has a flexible curriculum that allows you to take classes online, in-person or through a combination of both. You can choose numerous courses that will develop or enhance a range of skills valued by employers, including problem solving, critical thinking and analysis, and communication. Take the next step in your career with a Bachelor of General Studies!

Why should you complete your bachelor's degree?

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48% Average Income Increase

Average increase in income for individuals who have a bachelor’s degree compared to those who have some college credits but no degree.

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2% Unemployment Rate

There is a lower unemployment rate of individuals with a bachelor’s degree, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov). The rate for those who have some college but no degree is 3.8.

Why Washburn?


More than 60 percent of our classes have 20 or fewer students.


Faculty, staff and fellow students will help you reach your goals.


Washburn has a robust financial aid program. Read about scholarships.

GET IN TOUCH WITH College of Arts & Sciences

College of Arts & Sciences
Morgan Hall, Room 209
1700 SW College Ave.
Topeka, KS 66621

Phone & Email
Phone: 785.670.1636
Fax: 785.670.1297

Dean's Office Staff
Faculty and Staff Information

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