Common jobs pursued by graduates with a degree in general studies include sales, marketing, management and customer service. General studies applies to a wide variety of subjects and can be used for nonspecific fields of work.
A general studies degree is not focused on one particular discipline and allows the student to choose from classes across the spectrum. Humanities can be combined with classes in science, politics and mathematics. Most people who finish this degree have a stepping stone into the business world, and many use their course work to choose a specific field of study to use for further studies. Many who are already in the workforce use it as a means to qualify for more satisfying positions in their companies.