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Louisiana College    
  Dec 12, 2017
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Degrees Offered at Louisiana College

Associate of Applied Science

The Associate of Applied Science is a 74-semester hour degree program. Students may choose to take this degree in relationship to the Physical Therapist Assistant Program or the Occupational Therapist Assistant Program at Louisiana College. The Associate of Applied Science consists of 30 semester hours of General Education courses and 44 semester hours of Technical Education Courses.

Pre-Professional Degrees

Pre-Professional Degrees are a minimum of three years of study. Pre-Professional Degrees may be taken in relationship to Medicine, Dental, Optometry, Veterinary, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, or Professional Therapy. The requirements of each of these areas vary greatly and are described in the section of the catalog titled Pre-Professional Degrees. At the close of their first year in professional school, students are responsible for having a statement sent to the registrar from the appropriate office at their school certifying successful completion of this year of study. Their degrees will then be awarded at the next graduation exercises.

Bachelor of General Studies

The general studies degree offers an alternative to the traditional bachelor of science or bachelor of arts programs. The Bachelor of General Studies degree is a 127-semester hour degree program. The degree consists of the 56 semester hours of the Central Curriculum, 36 semester hours of a chosen concentration, 18 hours of a chosen minor, and 16-17 elective hours.

Bachelor of Arts

The Bachelor of Arts degrees are four year degrees. Students may choose concentrations, majors, or Minors from the following Fields of Study  :

Bachelor of Science

The Bachelor of Science degrees are four year degrees. Students may choose concentrations, majors, or Minors from the following Fields of Study  :

Bachelor of Music

The Bachelor of Music program is a four to five year degree designed to prepare students in Worship Leadership, vocal and instrumental performance, and for teaching music in a school setting. The degree contains the following majors:

  • Music Education (Instrumental Music)
  • Music Education (Vocal Music)

Bachelor of Social Work

The Bachelor of Social Work Program is a 127 semester hour degree designed to prepare students for entrance into a Master of Social Work program. The Bachelor of Social Work degree consists of 56 semester hours of Central Curriculum, 48 semester hours of degree specific courses, and 23 semester hours of electives. Students may choose minor from the B.A. or B.S. program.

At Louisiana College the degree awarded is determined by the department of instruction in which the major or concentration is administered. Consult the departmental listing of programs and courses for the particular degree to be awarded upon completion of degree requirements.