Applying to LSU

Aside from a stellar education, LSU students enjoy one of the country’s most beautiful campuses, rich cultural and athletic traditions, and more student organizations than there are days of the year. If you want to be part of the Tiger family, visit for complete information on admission requirements and deadlines, to sign up for our mailing list, or to apply. We’d love to have you.

Academic Programs

College of Agriculture

Agricultural Business

  • Agribusiness Finance
  • Food Industry Management
  • International Business
  • Rural Development
  • Without Concentration

Agriculture and Extension Education

  • Extension and Non-formal Education
  • Teaching in Formal Education

Animal Sciences

  • Dairy Foods Technology
  • Dairy Production
  • Poultry Science
  • Pre-veterinary Medicine
  • Science and Technology
  • Without Concentration

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
  • Environmental Horticulture
  • Horticulture Science
  • Soil Science
  • Sustainable Production Systems
  • Turf and Landscape Management
  • Urban Entomology


  • Apparel Design
  • Merchandising
  • Textile Science
College of Art & Design


Interior Design

Landscape Architecture

Studio Art

  • Digital Art
  • Graphic Design
  • Without Concentration
E. J. Ourso College of Business



  • Empirical Economic Analysis
  • Without Concentration


General Business

Information Systems and Decision Sciences

  • Business Intelligence
  • Information Technology

International Trade and Finance

  • Empirical Economic Analysis
  • Without Concentration


  • Entrepreneurship
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management


  • Professional Sales
College of the Coast & Environment

Coastal Environmental Science

  • Applied Coastal Environmental Science
  • Environmental Science and Research
College of Engineering

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

College of Human Sciences & Education

Athletic Training

Child and Family Studies

Dual Certification General/Special Education: Grades 1-5

Elementary Grades Education

  • 4-year Teacher Certification
  • 5-year Certification with Master’s Degree (Holmes Certification)

Human Resource Education

  • Human Resource and Leadership Development


  • Fitness Studies
  • Health and Physical Education Teacher Certification
  • Human Movement Science
  • Sports Studies

PK-3 Teacher Certification

Sport Administration

  • Sport Commerce
  • Sport Leadership
College of Humanities & Social Sciences


Communication Disorders

Communication Studies


  • Empirical Economic Analysis
  • Without Concentration


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


  • Secondary Education
  • Without Concentration

Geography, BA

  • Disaster Science and Management
  • Geographic Information Science
  • Without Concentration

Geography, BS

  • Disaster Science and Management
  • Geographic Information Science
  • Without Concentration


  • Secondary Education
  • Without Concentration

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
  • Women’s and Gender Studies


  • Religious Studies
  • 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
Manship School of Mass Communication

Mass Communication

  • Digital Advertising
  • Journalism
  • Political Communication
  • Public Relations
College of Music & Dramatic Arts

Music, BA

  • Experimental Music & Digital Media
  • Without Concentration

Music, BM

  • Brass
  • Composition
  • Harp
  • Organ
  • Percussion
  • Piano Pedagogy
  • Piano Performance
  • String
  • Voice
  • Woodwind

Music Education

  • Instrumental
  • Vocal


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


Biological Sciences

  • Marine Biology
  • Secondary Education
  • Without Concentration


  • Biological Chemistry
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry and Second Discipline
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Materials
  • Polymers
  • Pre-professional Chemistry
  • Secondary Education
  • Without Concentration


  • Environmental Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Without Concentration


  • Actuarial Science
  • Applied/Discrete Mathematics
  • Computational Mathematics
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Secondary Education
  • Without Concentration



  • Astronomy
  • Medical Physics
  • Physics and Second Discipline
  • Secondary Education
  • Without Concentration
University Center for Advising & Counseling

Allied Health (Pre-professional/Non-degree)*

  • Cardiopulmonary Science
  • Lab Science—Medical Technician
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Dental Lab Technician
  • Physicians Assistant
  • Pre-medical Technology
  • Pre-nursing
  • Pre-occupational Therapy
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-physical Therapy
University Center for Freshman Year

Undecided—Arts and Humanities

Undecided—Science and Engineering

Undecided—Social Sciences


* The final two to three years of these pre-professional programs are offered by the LSU Health Sciences Center and/or other medical schools.

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