Louisiana State University at Alexandria requires at least 120 credits to complete a bachelor's degree.
If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. LSU Alexandria accepts 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.
NOTE: Around 33% of students who start college at LSU Alexandria complete all the credits required within six years.
LSU Alexandria offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: LSU Alexandria may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
LSU Alexandria has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for LSU Alexandria.
Reminder: Check with LSU Alexandria directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, LSU Alexandria students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at LSU Alexandria.
Student Designed Majors
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.
Double Majoring at LSU Alexandria
LSU Alexandria offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.
✅ 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.
✅ LSU Alexandria has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ 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.
✅ LSU Alexandria offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
❌ LSU Alexandria studets are not required to complete an internship.
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 of any major, internships can help students gain hands-on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.
The main library on campus is the James C. Bolton Library and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
For more information on possible dual degree options at LSU Alexandria, contact the university directly.
What is ROTC?
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.
Does LSU Alexandria have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. 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
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