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LSU Alexandria Academics

Louisiana State University at Alexandria requires at least 120 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree. If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program.

LSU Alexandria does accept transfer credits. The school accepts AP creditbut not IB credits. Additionally, LSU Alexandria has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Around 33% of students who started college at LSU Alexandria graduate within six years.

LSU Alexandria offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

What Classes Are Required at LSU Alexandria?

LSU Alexandria has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students do not need to fulfull a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement. Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for LSU Alexandria.

Majors at LSU Alexandria

When choosing a major, LSU Alexandria students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at LSU Alexandria below.

Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. LSU Alexandria does not require a senior project for all students.

Does LSU Alexandria Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

LSU Alexandria offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does LSU Alexandria Offer Online Classes?

LSU Alexandria has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does LSU Alexandria Give Credit for AP Classes?

LSU Alexandria offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does LSU Alexandria Have An Honors Program?

LSU Alexandria offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does LSU Alexandria Require Internships?

LSU Alexandria does not require an internship for any students. Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While LSU Alexandria does not require internships for students in any majors, internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.


The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

LSU Alexandria has an Army ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at LSU Alexandria include: - an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus

Dual Degree Programs at LSU Alexandria

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

For more information on possible dual degree options at LSU Alexandria, contact the university directly.

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LSU Alexandria Majors & Subject Areas

Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Special Education and Teaching, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation
Special Education and Teaching, Other
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Child Care Provider/Assistant
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Chemistry, General
Psychology, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Long Term Care Administration/Management
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Business Administration and Management, General
History, General

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