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.
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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.
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.
Reminder: Check with LSU Shreveport directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
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.
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.
✅ 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.
✅ LSU Shreveport has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ 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.
❌ LSU Shreveport does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.
❌ 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.
The main library on campus is the Noel Memorial 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.
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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