Choose Your Degree

With more than 235 academic fields of study in 10 colleges and schools, you are guaranteed to find a program you are interested in. Dream big, and come make a new home at LSU. Plus, LSU offers an additional 126 graduate programs for students interested in graduate or professional degrees in their areas of study.

purple icon of budding cropCollege of Agriculture

No longer does agriculture simply stand for farming. The College of Agriculture prepares you for a leadership role and career options that range from food and fabric to business and the environment.

Agricultural Business
  • Agribusiness Finance
  • Food Industry Management
  • International Business
  • Rural Development
  • Without Concentration
Natural Resource Ecology and Management
  • Conservation Biology
  • Ecological Restoration
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Forest Enterprise
  • Forest Resource Management
  • Pre-Veterinary Medicine — Wildlife and Fisheries
  • Wetland Science
  • Wildlife Ecology
  • Wildlife Habitat Conservation
Plant and Soil Systems
  • Agricultural Pest Management / Entomology
  • Agricultural Pest Management / Plant Pathology
  • Crop Science
  • Horticulture Science
  • Soil Science
  • Sustainable Production Systems
  • Turf and Landscape Management
  • Urban Entomology
Agricultural and Extension Education
  • Extension and Non-formal Education
  • Teaching in Formal Education
Nutrition and Food Sciences
  • Dietetics
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Nutrition, Health and Society
  • Nutritional Sciences/Pre-Medicine
  • Apparel Design
  • Merchandising
  • Textile Science
Animal Sciences
  • Animal Science
  • Dairy Foods Technology
  • Dairy Production
  • Poultry Science
  • Pre-Veterinary Medicine—Animal Sciences
  • Science and Technology
Environmental Management Systems
  • Environmental Analysis and Risk Management
  • Policy Analysis
  • Resource Conservation

purple icon of palette and paintbrushCollege of Art & Design

The college offers 10 bachelor’s degrees, including Architecture, Interior Design, Studio Art and Landscape Architecture. The college's landscape architecture programs are among the best in the nation.

Interior Design
Landscape Architecture
Studio Art
  • Digital Art
  • Graphic Design
  • Studio Art

Purple icon of briefcaseE. J. Ourso College of Business

The E. J. Ourso College of Business offers employment-ready bachelor’s degrees and specialized professional training. Graduates hold positions of leadership across business and industry.

  • Empirical Economic Analysis
  • Without Concentration
Information Systems and Decision Sciences
  • Business Intelligence
  • Information Technology
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Management
  • Strategic Leadership
General Business
International Trade and Finance
  • Empirical Economic Analysis
  • Without Concentration
  • Professional Sales
  • Without Concentration

Purple icon of a leafCollege of the Coast & Environment

Louisiana has 30 percent of the nation’s coastal wetlands, making the School of the Coast & Environment a prime location to study coastal environmental sciences.

Coastal Environmental Science
  • Applied Coastal Environmental Science
  • Environmental Health [3+2 Program]
  • Environmental Science and Research

Purple icon of briefcaseCollege of Engineering

U.S. News and World Report ranked LSU's undergraduate engineering program 87th among the nation’s universities. LSU’s Petroleum Engineering program is one of the top programs in the World.

Biological Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
  • Cloud Computing and Networking
  • Computer Science and Second Discipline
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Software Engineering
Construction Management
Electrical Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Petroleum Engineering

Purple icon of appleCollege of Human Sciences & Education

The college offers 10 bachelor’s degrees, including Athletic Training, Child and Family Studies, Elementary Grades Education, Kinesiology and Sports Administration.

Athletic Training
Child and Family Studies
Elementary Grades Education
  • 4-year Teacher Certification
  • 5-year Certification with Master’s Degree (Holmes Certification)
  • Fitness Studies
  • Health and Physical Education Teacher Certification
  • Human Movement Science
  • Physical Activity and Health
  • Sports Studies
Dual-Certification General/Special Education:
  • Grades 1-5
Human Resource Education
  • Human Resource and Leadership Development
Sports Administration
  • Sport Commerce
  • Sport Leadership

Purple icon of globeCollege of Humanities & Social Sciences

The college offers 44 bachelor’s degrees, including International Studies, Economics, Liberal Arts, Philosophy and Sociology.

Communication Disorders
Communication Studies
  • Empirical Economic Analysis
  • Without Concentration
  • Creative Writing
  • Literature
  • Secondary Education
  • Rhetoric, Writing and Culture
  • Secondary Education
  • Without Concentration
  • Disaster Science and Management
  • Environmental Studies
  • Geographic Information Science
  • Without Concentration
Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Individualized Studies
  • Secondary Education
  • Without Concentration
International Studies
  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Environment and Development
  • Europe
  • Global Cultures
  • Global Diplomacy
  • Global Studies
  • Latin America
  • Middle East
Liberal Arts
  • African and African American Studies
  • Art History
  • Classical Civilization
  • Film and Media Arts
  • Religious Studies
  • Women’s and Gender Studies
  • Law, Ethics and Social Justice
  • Without Concentration
Political Science
  • American Government and Politics
  • Campaigns and Elections
  • Comparative Government and Politics
  • International Politics and Law
  • Law and Legal Systems
  • Political Analysis
  • Political Theory
  • Public Policy
  • Race and Politics
  • Without Concentration
  • Criminology
  • Without Concentration
  • Secondary Education
  • Without Concentration

Purple icon of televisionManship School of Mass Communication

The Manship School of Mass Communication prepares communicators for the ever-changing world of mass media.

Mass Communication
  • Digital Advertising
  • Journalism
  • Political Communication
  • Public Relations

Purple icon of music noteCollege of Music & Dramatic Arts

The College of Music & Dramatic Arts prepares you for a leadership role and career in the performing arts. The college offers degrees in Music and Theatre with a wide range of concentrations including Composition, Piano and Voice.

Music, BA
  • Experimental Music and Digital Media
  • Jazz
  • Without Concentration
Music, BME
  • Instrumental
  • Vocal
Music, BM
  • Brass
  • Composition
  • Organ
  • Percussion
  • Piano Pedagogy
  • Piano Performance
  • Strings
  • Voice
  • Woodwind
  • Arts Administration
  • Design/Technology
  • Film and Television
  • Performance
  • Physical Theatre
  • Theatre Studies

Purple icon of microscopeCollege of Science

Students in the College of Science are leaders, innovators, and thinkers. The college offers 28 bachelor’s degrees including Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Microbiology and Physics.

Biological Sciences
  • Marine Biology
  • Secondary Education
  • Without Concentration
  • Environmental Geology
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Astronomy
  • Medical Physics
  • Physics
  • Physics and Second Discipline
  • Secondary Education
  • Biological Chemistry
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry and Second Discipline
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Materials
  • Polymers
  • Pre-Professional Chemistry
  • Secondary Education
  • Actuarial Science
  • Computational Mathematics
  • Math and Second Discipline
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Mathematics
  • Secondary Education

Icon of DNAUniversity Center for Advising & Counseling

University College provides support services to freshmen and transfer students as well as allied health and pre-nursing students as they prepare for professional programs.

Allied Health (pre-professional/ non-degree)*
  • Pre-Cardiopulmonary Science
  • Pre-Dental Hygiene
  • Pre-Dental Lab Technician
  • Pre-Dentistry
  • Pre-Medical Technology
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Nursing
  • Pre-Occupational Therapy
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Physician Assistant
  • Pre-Physical Therapy

*The final two to three years of these pre-professional programs are offered by the LSU Health Sciences Center and/or other medical schools. Students interested in applying to these professional programs are strongly encouraged to review the application process and prerequisite course information found at and

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