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Louisiana State University in Shreveport

Shreveport, LA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate91%
Acceptance Rate91%

LSU Shreveport Academics

Louisiana State University in Shreveport requires at least 120 to complete a bachelor's degree.

Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. LSU Shreveport accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP creditbut not IB credits. Additionally, LSU Shreveport has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 38% of students who start college at LSU Shreveport graduate within six years.

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

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted X
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: LSU Shreveport may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Will I Take At LSU Shreveport?

LSU Shreveport 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 not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with LSU Shreveport directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at LSU Shreveport

When choosing a major, LSU Shreveport students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at LSU Shreveport.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

LSU Shreveport does not require students to complete a senior project.

Double Majoring at LSU Shreveport

LSU Shreveport 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 an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.

Frequently Asked Questions About Louisiana State University in Shreveport

Does LSU Shreveport Offer Learning Disability Services?

✅ LSU Shreveport 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 Shreveport Have An Online Program?

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

Does LSU Shreveport Give AP Credit?

✅ LSU Shreveport 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 Shreveport Have An Honors Program?

❌ LSU Shreveport does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.

Does LSU Shreveport Require Internships?

❌ Students at LSU Shreveport are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Additional Information About Louisiana State University in Shreveport

Louisiana State University in Shreveport Library

The main library on campus is the Noel Memorial Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at LSU Shreveport

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

LSU Shreveport does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


Does LSU Shreveport 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 Shreveport does not have any ROTC programs.

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