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
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
  • Medicinal Plant Sciences
  • Soil Science
  • Sustainable Production Systems
  • Turf and Landscape Management
  • Urban Entomology
Agriculture and Extension Education
  • Agricultural Leadership and Development
  • 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 Production
  • Animal Products Processing
  • Pre-Veterinary Medicine—Animal Sciences
  • Science and Technology—Animal Sciences
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
    • Ceramics
    • Paint and Drawing
    • Photography
    • Printmaking
    • Sculpture

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
General Business
Information Systems and Decision Sciences
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Management
  • Strategic Leadership
International Trade and Finance
  • Empirical Economic Analysis
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Professional Sales

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
  • Coastal Meteorology
  • Environmental Health [3+2 Program]
  • Environmental Law [Pre-Law 3+3 Program]
  • Environmental Science and Research

Purple icon of briefcaseCollege of Engineering

U.S. News and World Report ranked LSU's undergraduate engineering program 102nd 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.

Child and Family Studies
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Child Life
Dual Certification General/Special Education: Grades 1-5
Early Childhood Education: PK-3 Teacher Certification
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
  • Pre-Athletic Training
Social Work
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
  • Creative Writing
  • Literature
  • Secondary Education
  • Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture
  • Secondary Education
Geography, BA
  • Disaster Science and Management
  • Environmental Studies
  • Geographic Information Science
Geography, BS
  • Climatology
  • Disaster Science and Management
  • Geographic Information Science
  • Secondary Education
Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Individualized Studies
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
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
Screen Arts
  • Criminology
  • History, Theory, and Criticism
  • Production
  • Screenwriting
  • Secondary Education

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
  • Pre-Law 3+3 Digital Advertising
  • Pre-Law 3+3 Journalism
  • Pre-Law 3+3 Political Communication
  • Pre-Law 3+3 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
  • Academic Studies
  • Art Administration
  • Church Music
  • Experimental Music and Digital Media
  • Intradisciplinary Music
  • Jazz
  • Theatre
Music, BM
  • Brass
  • Composition
  • Organ
  • Percussion
  • Piano Pedagogy
  • Piano Performance
  • Strings
  • Voice
  • Woodwind
Music, BME
  • Arts Administration
  • Design/Technology
  • Film and Television
  • Performance
  • Physical Theatre
  • Theatre Studies
  • Instrumental
  • Vocal

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
  • Biological Chemistry
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry and Second Discipline
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Materials
  • Polymers
  • Pre-Professional Chemistry
  • Secondary Education
  • Environmental Geology
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Actuarial Science
  • Computational Mathematics
  • Math and Second Discipline
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Mathematics
  • Secondary Education
  • Astronomy
  • Medical Physics
  • Physics
  • Physics and Second Discipline
  • 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-Nursing
  • Pre-Occupational Therapy
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Physical Therapy
  • Pre-Physician Assistant
  • Pre-Public Health

*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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