Majors A-Z

Majors A-Z

Whether you are interested in earning an associate's degree, a certificate in your area of choosing, or you are looking to take some classes on your way to transferring to a four year university, LSUE has a program for you.  Browse through the alphabetical listing below of the more than 120 majors, degree programs, and certificates available.

listing of all Majors A-Z

Accounting defines transactions so they can be used to describe business activities. Learning the language allows you to communicate and understand the financial operations of any and all types of organizations.

The Certificate of Technical Studies in Accounting Technology: Account Clerk provides specialized classroom instruction and practical experiences to prepare students for employment as accounting clerks and assistants or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or current employed in accounting.

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The Certificate of Technical Studies in Administrative Technology provides an introductory curriculum for students who wish to enter the world of business.

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The Certificate of Technical Studies in Administrative Technology provides an introductory curriculum for students who wish to enter the world of business.

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Learn how raw products move from farm to table, including all of the functions of agricultural business.

Use the latest technology to protect and conserve our natural resources while at the same time uncovering new methods to increase food production to feed the world’s growing population.

This broad-based curriculum encompasses all areas of agriculture and offers you unique opportunities for professional and leadership development, hands-on learning across the state, and participation in faculty-led research.

This broad-based curriculum encompasses all areas of agriculture and offers you unique opportunities for professional and leadership development, hands-on learning across the state, and participation in faculty-led research.

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Study ways to improve crops and discover new crossbreeds of plants, and learn the latest approaches to the cultivation, marketing, and processing of ornamental plants, fruits, and vegetables.

From companion animals to livestock, study all aspects of the animal industries, including production, processing, and nutrition, as well as care of companion animals and preparation for veterinary school.

Areas of study include archeology, cultural anthropology, folklore, physical anthropology, and anthropological linguistics.

Architects design buildings; they create the outlines and drawings that set the theoretical foundation upon which contractors and mechanical engineers build.

Making art and teaching art are both creative acts that demand personal investment, knowledge of one’s discipline, and art making endeavors that spark imagination and illuminate possibility for one’s self and others.

Take a variety of science courses including coursework in mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics, environmental sciences, natural resources, and other approved sciences.

This interdisciplinary area of study underlies many of the most cutting-edge breakthroughs in understanding life processes and is critical to modern medicine, so even as an undergraduate, you can participate in research that can have real-world implications.

The Associate of Science - Louisiana Transfer in Biology offers a field that’s as broad as life itself; the biological sciences major gives you ample exposure to help you figure out where you belong within this area of study.

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Botany is the general study of plants and plant-like organisms from microscopic algae to giant redwoods, from mushrooming fungi to flowering angiosperms.

You will be able to take electives from multiple areas of business to craft a degree that suits your specific or varied interests within business.

The Associate of Arts - Louisiana Transfer in Business offers a strong foundation in basic concepts of general business administration as well as the ability to transfer into variety of specialized business programs at four year universities.

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The Associate of Science in Care and Development of Young Children prepares students for employment in the early childhood education field.

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Gain an understanding of developmentally appropriate teaching and learning, of childhood development, of curriculum development and implementation, of the role of the family and community in children’s development, and of assessment.

By applying the fundamentals of their discipline (reactions and separations), chemical engineers design, install, and complete the processes for efficient production of materials, as well as tailor the properties of materials for specific applications.

The Certificate of Technical Studies - Chemical Technician provides an opportunity for students to meet the regional and statewide needs for chemical technicians.

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Learn about the properties and composition of matter and the interactions and alterations of substances.

Civil engineers work on the design, construction, and maintenance of the infrastructure systems we use every day and/or in surveying and coastal subsidence projects.

Through the study and performance of communication, you will learn how we form, maintain, and transform language, communication tools, and meaning.

Computer Engineers create, improve, and/or fix computer hardware and software by combining knowledge from the fields of electrical engineering and computer science.

Learn about designing, programming, and testing website applications and building database systems, and business intelligence.

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Learn the math and theory behind modern-day computing, develop and hone your programming skills, and then use computers to solve problems in almost any industry.

Construction Managers use engineering and business principles to oversee the entire construction process. This includes estimating/budgeting, contract law, construction methods and materials, scheduling, safety, and effective communication.

The Associate of Science in Criminal Justice program is designed for high school graduates and adult learners interested preparing for a career in the criminal justice system, as well as professional practitioners seeking to upgrade their criminal justice knowledge and certifications.

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Criminal Justice includes the study of the nature and causes of crime, patterns of crime, and the justice system.

The Associate of Arts Criminal Justice Louisiana Transfer presents historical and current criminal justice practices through a social lens in which students engage in critical thinking and problem-solving processes.

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Dental Hygienists clean and examine patients’ teeth and advise them on proper oral hygiene.

Diagnostic medical sonography utilizes sound waves to produce high definition images of the body to aid in the diagnosis of the patient.

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This major is designed to prepare you to work in early learning environments, such as preschool programs and early primary grades (preK-3).

Economics is the study of how people choose to use resources. These can include the time and talent people have available; the land, buildings, equipment, and other tools on hand; and the knowledge of how to combine them to create useful products and services.

Interdisciplinary teacher education program allows you to choose your specialization later.

Electrical engineers are primarily concerned with the generation, control, transmission, and distribution of electric energy, signals, and information.

This major provides students with a broad academic background and the skills necessary for teachers of elementary children in grades 1-5.

Focuses on engineering courses that apply to many different fields.

Dive headfirst into a whole new world of literature and creation in this major.

Learn about insects found throughout the natural environment and how to manage them.

Includes courses in the environmental and/or public health sciences and allows you to enroll in medical or veterinary school.

Finance is the study of how individuals, businesses, and organizations acquire and use money.

If you have a passion for creating original and unique work or transforming something ordinary into the extraordinary, then fine arts is for you.

The Associate of Arts - Louisiana Transfer in Fine Arts offers a flexible and interdisciplinary approach towards gaining the fundamental knowledge and skills you need to express your ideas, emotions and creativity.

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The applied science degree program in fire and emergency services offers college preparation at the professional level consistent with national standards.

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The Fire Service Technology program introduces students to a wide range of common practices and careers in the fire and emergency services field.

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Learn about nutrition and the research, development, packaging, and distribution of our food supply.

This curriculum is diverse with opportunities to study forest management of hardwood and pine forests, wetlands, wildlife, conservation biology, fisheries, aquaculture, habitat management, or prepare for a career as a wildlife-oriented veterinarian.

Develop a command of the French language and gain an introduction to the French-speaking cultures around the world, including Louisiana’s own.

The Associate of General Studies Degree is a two-year program that allows students to select a wide variety of courses to suit their personal needs including career preparation, self-improvement, or cultural enrichment.

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General Studies allows students to select a wide variety of courses to suit their personal needs including career preparation, self-improvement, or cultural enrichment.

Geography allows students to study the culture and physical landscape of the world.

Study everything from the chemistry of groundwater to seismic interpretation of Earth’s subsurface.

Studying German allows you to immerse yourself in the life, civilization, literature and dramatic history of today’s Germany.

Wherever words and images are used to present information and attract attention, graphic design comes into play. Today’s designers are challenged to be masters of a complex cluster of aesthetic, conceptual, technological, social, strategic, and presentation skills.

Dive into quality assurance, risk management, and health care operations to hone the skills that will help you make a positive impact. Then use that foundation to implement care quality in your decision-making process and build a deeper knowledge of health care policy. 

The Associate of Science in Health Sciences promotes leadership, professionalism, and critical thinking skills while stimulating intellectual inquiry and creativity of students to their highest potential.

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Take courses on almost every part of the world and every era. 

Kinesiology is the study of human movement and the practice of helping people understand how their body performs, how to maintain proper physical health, and how to maximize their body's potential.

Horticulture is the science and art of cultivation, propagation, marketing, and processing of ornamental plants, flowers, vegetables, fruits, and nuts. Horticulture is unique among plant sciences because it also incorporates art and the principles of design.

Human resource managers are responsible for all areas relating to human capital including hiring, payroll, and benefits.

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The Associate of Arts - Louisiana Transfer in Humanities offers a solid foundation in humanities training.

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Industrial engineers are engineers with a business flair who enjoy working with people. They apply engineering design to create and improve systems that deliver products or services.

Industrial technology is a versatile degree that allows you to engage in activities that are useful to a variety of businesses, governments, and nonprofits.

Interior designers create functional and visually appealing indoor environments. They shape, organize, furnish, and adorn the insides of buildings to reflect our personal and cultural aspirations.

This is a diverse and interdisciplinary major for students devoted to the study of the Literature, Languages, and Cultures of Italy.

Become an expert in delivering news across multiple platforms. With emphases on writing, research, and visuals in traditional, online, and social media, graduates will be able to compete in this evolving digital industry.

Learn about the design of outdoor spaces, as well as the analysis of the impact on their surroundings.

The Associate of Arts - Louisiana Transfer in Mass Communication introduces students to a variety of methods and forms of communication from news reporting to internal communication within an organization.

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The management major will help you develop leadership skills and graduate with all the tools needed to succeed in today's business world.

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Management and administration will help you explore the many facets of organizational behavior, industrial and labor relations, as well as an appreciation and understanding of global management practices, among others.

Establish a solid foundation for your career by focusing on the drivers of marketing, including the trends that cause existing and new markets to develop.

If you’re a natural-born “mathlete,” a degree in mathematics can lead to a career in many exciting areas, including actuarial science, mathematics, statistics, and secondary education.

Mechanical engineers apply principles of engineering, mathematics, physics, and materials science for the analysis, design, manufacture, operation, and maintenance of equipment and machinery.

Medical billing and coding professionals (CPCs) extract information from your healthcare provider and translate that into codes that get sent to insurance companies and government agencies.

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You want to work in a clinical laboratory setting conducting tests to diagnose and help treat illnesses.

In this program, you’ll study the physiology, genetics, ecology, and diversity of microorganisms—like viruses, bacteria, and fungi—and how they impact everything from agriculture to public health and immunology.

You can use this degree to explore music alongside other areas of study including business, engineering, arts administration, digital media, and jazz.

The program is dedicated to facilitate the student’s development in the role of a professional, as a provider of compassionate and competent nursing care, manager of efficient and effective care, and as a committed member within the discipline of nursing.

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You want to work on the frontlines of health care, often as the first point of contact for patients seeking treatment.

You want to help people overcome physical and mental obstacles so that they can live achieve greater independence or tackle everyday situations.

Petroleum engineers design and manage drilling and production operations around the world wherever oil and natural gas is found.

Philosophy will allow you to stretch your mind and imagination by examining some of the most difficult problems of human existence.

The Associate of Science - Physical Science Louisiana Transfer offers a flexible and interdisciplinary approach towards understanding the physical world.

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You want to work with patients who have impairments or disabilities to help them rehabilitate or manage physical limitations.

Whether it’s discovering a new particle or blasting a rocket into space, physics is at the root of everything. Here you will learn about energy and matter, electromagnetism, quantum mechanics, the birth of the universe, and Einstein’s special theory of relativity.

In this major, you can study political topics ranging from healthcare reform to international diplomacy. Through this exploration, you will develop knowledge and analytical skills that can help you succeed in a career in public policy, city management, and law.

This is a course of study aimed at preparing you for application to a Chiropractic school.

This is a course of study aimed at preparing you for application to a Dental school.

This is a course of study aimed at preparing you for application to the DMS program.

This is a course of study aimed at preparing you for application to a Physical Therapy school.

This is a course of study aimed at preparing you for application to a Law school.

This is a course of study aimed at preparing you for application to a Medical school.

This is a course of study aimed at preparing you for application to a Nursing Associates Degree program.

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This is a course of study aimed at preparing you for application to a Nursing Bachelors Degree program.

This is a course of study aimed at preparing you for application to an Optometry school.

This is a course of study aimed at preparing you for application to a Pharmacy school.

This is a course of study aimed at preparing you for application to a Physician's Assistant program.

This is a course of study aimed at preparing you for application to a Radiologic Technology program.

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This is a course of study aimed at preparing you for application to a Respiratory Care program.

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This is a course of study aimed at preparing you for application to a Surgical Technology program.

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This is a course of study aimed at preparing you for application to a Veterinary Medicine school.

This major emphasizes a hands-on approach to understanding human behavior and offers exceptional preparation for graduate study in psychology or medical school.

You will use computers and statistics to understand how businesses work. 

Radiologic technologists take images of all parts of the human body for use in diagnosing medical problems.

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Radiologic sciences bachelor’s degree program prepares you to provide basic and advanced care to patients as part of a health care team by performing diagnostic imaging exams while minimizing hazardous risks involved with equipment that uses radiation.

Real Estate is the study of buying and selling property.

Learn how religion has evolved through history and how it has stayed the same. With studies in history, philosophy, politics, and more, you will bring an uncommonly sophisticated knowledge of society to whatever you choose to do after you graduate.

Respiratory Therapy is the health care discipline that specializes in the promotion of optimum cardiopulmonary function and health.

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Respiratory therapists apply scientific principles to prevent, identify, and treat acute or chronic dysfunction of the cardiopulmonary system.

Insurance and risk majors help to make sure that companies properly define and carefully evaluate the insurance risk, charge a fair price to assume the risk, and have an efficient system to pay claims and expenses as they occur while operating profitably as a business.

This allows you to gain knowledge in biology while also earning a certificate in Secondary Education.

This allows you to gain knowledge in chemistry while also earning a certificate in Secondary Education.

This allows you to gain knowledge in English language and literature while also earning a certificate in Secondary Education.

This allows you to gain knowledge in a foreign language while also earning a certificate in Secondary Education.

This allows you to gain knowledge in mathematics while also earning a certificate in Secondary Education.

This allows you to gain knowledge in history and behavioral science while also earning a certificate in Secondary Education.

The Associate of Arts - Louisiana Transfer in Social Sciences offers students an introduction to the study of societal, economic, and political systems.

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The Social Work program will prepare you to engage in a practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.

In sociology, you will discover and explain patterns of human behavior. You will learn how society functions and how you function within society.

Spanish is one of the three most widely spoken languages in the world and the second most widely used language in the United States. Mastering the Spanish language and culture can give you a critical edge in virtually any U.S. business or private firm, as well as in law and government service.

Study the nature and treatment of problems with speech, language, and hearing. You will learn about the linguistic, developmental, physiological, and acoustic aspects of oral communication and will be prepared for the advanced training necessary for certification in fields such as speech language pathology and audiology.

Special Education focuses on the academic and social needs of children with disabilities.

Surgical technologists work under the direction of the surgeon. A surgical technologist performs a very specific technical job before, during and after surgery.

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Through the textiles, apparel, and merchandising curriculum, you can work toward your dream by taking advantage of its unique learning opportunities to gain technical and creative knowledge.

Begin your college career in vocational education at a small, friendly school that emphasizes academic excellence and also provides counseling, tutoring along with other support to help you succeed. 

This prepares you for diverse career opportunities in agriculture, agribusiness, agricultural industry, and agricultural organizations.