Undergraduate

Start with LSU Global, then successfully progress to your ideal program for personal and career success. We work with you to assess and determine which program best suits you, based on your academic records and English-language proficiency.

Undergraduate Degrees

At Louisiana State University, join high-achieving students from around the world. Pursue your dream degree in Baton Rouge, Louisiana — from Petroleum Engineering to Entrepreneurship to Sports Management. Explore the options below.

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The LSU College of Engineering — ranked #3 Petroleum Engineering program and #93 Undergraduate Engineering program by U.S. News & World Report — creates engineers with a strong sense of global awareness, entrepreneurial spirit, and communication skills.

Biological Engineering

Chemical Engineering

  • Biomolecular
  • Environmental
  • Materials

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

The E. J. Ourso College of Business, ranked among the top-100 business programs by U.S. News & World Report, develops students’ communication, leadership, teamwork, and technical skills. LSU business graduates enter the workforce ready for leadership positions.

Accounting

Economics

  • Empirical Economic Analysis

Entrepreneurship

Finance

General Business

Information Systems and Decision Sciences

International Trade and Finance

  • Empirical Economic Analysis

Management

  • Human Resource Management
  • International Management
  • Strategic Leadership

Marketing

  • Marketing Analytics
  • Professional Sales

An agriculture degree goes well beyond farming. The LSU College of Agriculture prepares you for leadership roles and career options that range from food and fabric to business and the environment.

Agricultural and Extension Education

  • Agricultural Leadership and Development
  • Teaching in Formal Education

Agricultural Business

  • Agribusiness Finance
  • Food Industry Management
  • International Business
  • Rural Development

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

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

Nutrition and Food Sciences

  • Dietetics
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Nutrition, Health, and Society
  • Nutritional Sciences/Pre-Medicine

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

Textiles/Apparel/Merchandising

  • Apparel Design
  • Merchandising
  • Textile Science

International students can choose from 10 bachelor’s degrees with the LSU College of Art & Design, including architecture, interior design, and studio art. LSU’s Landscape Architecture program is rated #1 in the nation by DesignIntelligence magazine.

Architecture

Interior Design

Landscape Architecture

Studio Art

  • Digital Art
  • Graphic Design
  • Studio Art – Ceramics
  • Studio Art – Paint and Drawing
  • Studio Art – Photography
  • Studio Art – Printmaking
  • Studio Art – Sculpture

Louisiana is home to 30% of the nation’s coastal wetlands, offering unique in-the-field opportunities for School of the Coast & Environment students to explore coastal environmental sciences. Balancing environmental conservation with economic development, LSU’s multidisciplinary degrees can result in a broad range of career paths including public health administrators, environmental specialists, disaster responders, coastal ecologists, and more.

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

The LSU College of Human Sciences & Education offers international students 10 bachelor’s degrees in collaboration with LSU Global, including kinesiology, child and family studies, elementary education, sports administration, and more.

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)

Kinesiology

  • Fitness Studies
  • Health and Physical Education Teacher Certification
  • Human Movement Science
  • Physical Activity and Health
  • Pre-Athletic Training

Sports Administration

  • Sport Commerce
  • Sport Leadership

The LSU College of Humanities & Social Sciences offers 44 bachelor degrees, including international studies, economics, liberal arts, philosophy, and sociology.

Anthropology

Communication Disorders

Communication Studies

Economics

  • Empirical Economic Analysis

English

  • Creative Writing
  • Literature
  • Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture
  • Secondary Education

French

  • Secondary Education

Geography, BA

  • Climatology
  • Disaster Science and Management
  • Geographic Information Science

History

  • 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
  • Religious Studies
  • Women’s and Gender Studies

Philosophy

  • 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

Psychology

Screen Arts

  • History, Theory, and Criticism
  • Production
  • Screenwriting

Sociology

  • Criminology

Spanish

  • Secondary Education

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

Mass Communication

  • Digital Advertising
  • Journalism
  • Political Communication
  • Pre-Law 3+3 Digital Advertising
  • Pre-Law 3+3 Journalism
  • Pre-Law 3+3 Political Communication
  • Pre-Law 3+3 Public Relations
  • Public Relations

The LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts prepares students for creative leadership roles and careers in music, performing arts, and arts administration. The college offers degrees in music and theatre, with a range of concentrations including performance, composition, theatre design, experimental music, 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

  • Instrumental
  • Vocal

Theatre

  • Arts Administration
  • Design/Technology
  • Film and Television
  • Performance
  • Physical Theatre
  • Theatre Studies

The LSU College of Science creates leaders, innovators, and thinkers. Led by renowned faculty, the college offers 28 bachelor’s degrees, including biochemistry, biology, chemistry, geology, mathematics, microbiology, and physics.

Biochemistry

Biological Sciences

  • Marine Biology
  • Secondary Education

Chemistry

  • Biological Chemistry
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry and Second Discipline
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Materials
  • Polymers
  • Pre-Professional Chemistry
  • Secondary Education

Geology

  • Environmental Geology
  • Geology
  • Geophysics

Mathematics

  • Actuarial Science
  • Computational Mathematics
  • Math and Second Discipline
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Mathematics
  • Secondary Education

Microbiology

Physics

  • Astronomy
  • Medical Physics
  • Physics
  • Physics and Second Discipline
  • Secondary Education

Louisiana State University provides support services and pre-professional programs to freshmen and transfer students, as well as allied health and pre-nursing students preparing for professional programs.

Pre-Health Programs (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 lsuhsc.edu and lsuhscshreveport.edu.

Undergraduate Admissions

Louisiana State University has three tracks specifically designed to set international students up for success. Our admissions team will place you in the appropriate track for your needs. Visit the Undergraduate Admission’s page to learn more about:
  • Entry Requirements
  • Typical Costs
  • Important Dates
  • Application Instructions
  • Entry Routes

Louisiana State University

#176 National Universities
30,985 total enrollment
1.9% international students
Southern coastal city

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