Pathways to Success Curriculum

This mandatory one-year program consists of writing skills (English 0001), quantitative skills (Mathematics 0015 and 0021), an orientation to university studies (University Studies 1005), critical reading (University Studies 0008), and approved electives in several different academic disciplines. Students who are placed into Pathways to Success automatically upon admission will follow a prearranged set of classes as indicated below and are permitted to enroll in a maximum of 12 credit hours per semester.

First Semester
Second Semester
UNIV1005 Orientation to University Studies UNIV0008 College Reading
ENGL0001 English Composition ENGL1001 English Composition

MATH0001 Pre-Algebra or
MATH0015 Introductory Algebra or
MATH 0021 Intermediate Algebra
(depending on initial placement)

MATH0015 Introcutory Algebra or
MATH0021 Intermediate Algebra or
MATH1020/1021 College Algebra or
MATH1015 Applied College Algebra
(depending on initial placement)

Pre-approved elective Pre-approved elective


Note: Courses in regular text are Pathways to Success core courses and must be completed in the sequence shown with a grade of C or better to progress to the next Pathways course. Courses in italics are general education courses (consult the current LSU Eunice Catalog for appropriate prerequisites).

Other program components include mandatory orientation to the university and program, class attendance, tutoring, and academic advising. Students may contact the Student Success Center at 337-550-1206 for more information.

Other courses may be taken according to one's major field of study. These include:

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
BADM1001 Introduction to Business 3
CJ  1107 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CPS 1001 Computer Literacy 3
CMST1061 Fundamentals of Communication 3
BIOL1001* General Biology 3


Note: *Second semester students only.