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Online Associate of Arts in Humanities

Total Credit Hours


Cost Per Credit Hour


Application Deadline: July 29, 2024

Fall 1 2024 classes start on August 26, 2024

Set the Versatile Foundation for Your Future

LSU Eunice

Broaden your worldview in two years by earning the online Associate of Arts in Humanities, offered through LSU Eunice and LSU Online. Offered in the Division of Liberal Arts, this well-rounded program covers communication, history, literature, and philosophy. Graduates will be equipped for entry-level careers in a variety of fields, including business, social services, and the arts. With this degree, also known as the Associate of Arts Louisiana Transfer, students may seamlessly transfer their successfully completed 60 credit hours to earning a bachelor's degree at the junior-year level at a 4-year public university in Louisiana. Additionally, students enrolled in the online Associate of Arts have the option (as needed) to experience a more personalized approach with continual staff engagement through the nationally-recognized Pathways to Success program.


Transfer Your Degree

Seamlessly transfer your completed Associate Degree to earn your Bachelor’s.

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In this 100% online program, you can earn your degree on your time while balancing work, family, and other responsibilities.

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Affordable Tuition

We offer all students competitive tuition rates with no out-of-state fees.

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Continuous Support

As an LSU Online student, you receive continuous support from the moment you apply, all the way through graduation, including a dedicated Enrollment Coach to assist you in the application process and a Student Success Coach to provide support as you earn your degree.

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Total credit hours per program: 60 credit hours

Cost per credit hour: $260

Total cost with fees and maximum amount of credits allowed to transfer into the program: $3,900

Total cost with fees: $15,600

The final cost of this program will be determined once all transfer credits are evaluated. Transfer credits may apply for up to 75% of degree requirements. Your academic advisor will work with you to determine if and how any prior college credits earned will apply toward your LSUE degree. 

For further information about the approval for transfer credits and other requirements, please visit this site.

The total cost above does not include transfer credit or financial aid. Cost per credit hour and fees are subject to change. Fee schedules may vary by program depending on course-specific fees for proctoring and/or books. Please contact a Student Success Coach for more information.

Course Listings

  • ENGL 1001 English Comp | Credit Hours: 3
  • ENGL 1002 English Comp | Credit Hours: 3
  • MATH 1015 Applied College Algebra | Credit Hours: 3
  • MATH 1425 Elementary Statistics | Credit Hours: 3
  • BIOL 1001 General Biology | Credit Hours: 3
  • BIOL 1002 General Biology | Credit Hours: 3
  • ENVS 1126 Intro to Environmental Sciences | Credit Hours: 3
  • PHIL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy | Credit Hours: 3
  • HIST 1001 Western Civilization to 1500 | Credit Hours: 3
  • HIST 1003 Western Civilization since 1500 | Credit Hours: 3
  • CMST 1061 Fundamentals of Communication | Credit Hours: 3
  • CMST 2010 Interpersonal Communication | Credit Hours: 3
  • ENGL 2020 A Survey of English LIT from the Beginnings to 1798 | Credit Hours: 3
  • ENGL 2022 Survey of English Literature from 1798 to the Present | Credit Hours: 3
  • ENGL 2072 American Literature II: Coming of Age | Credit Hours: 3
  • MUS 1751 Music Appreciation | Credit Hours: 3
  • SOCL 2001 Introductory Sociology | Credit Hours: 3
  • POLS 2051 American Government | Credit Hours: 3
  • SOCL 2501 Current Social Problems | Credit Hours: 3
  • PSYC 2000 Introduction to Psychology | Credit Hours: 3

Admission Requirements

Requirements for Freshmen

Applicants for admission to the freshman class are normally required to submit scores on the American College Test (ACT) in order to be placed at the appropriate levels in freshman courses, for counseling, and for selection of scholarship recipients. 

Graduates of state-approved high schools or those who hold a G.E.D or HiSET and have not attended another college or university will be considered for admission when they have made application.

Louisiana residents who are not graduates of state-approved high schools and have not attended another college or university may apply for admission by submitting their G.E.D. or HiSET transcript.

Louisiana residents who have graduated from a high school not approved by the State Department of Education or who do not have a G.E.D. or HiSET can be admitted under the Ability to Benefit provision.

Requirements for Transfer Students

Applicants must have satisfactory records in other colleges and universities to apply for admission. 

Louisiana residents who have attempted fewer than 12 hours of college credit will be considered on the same basis as a student who earns a similar record at LSU Eunice.

All transfer students must be eligible to re-enroll at the last college or university last attended.

For additional information on admission requirements, please visit LSUE's Admission Portal.

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What Will I Learn?

Students enrolled in the online Associate of Arts in Humanities program will acquire a solid education in the humanities.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Earn an Associate of Arts degree with a significant general education core, designed to also serve as preparatory education for transfer to a related bachelor’s program
  • Take a variety of general education and major-specific courses as part of the Associate of Art Louisiana Transfer degree program
  • Begin and complete a post-secondary education through online degree courses, accelerated learning formats, and prior learning assessments
  • Develop your knowledge and skills in the humanities

Why Choose This Program?

Why choose LSU Eunice’s online Associate of Arts in Humanities?

LSUE’s online associate degree in humanities allows you to take courses that will support many different career pathways. If you’re interested in earning a bachelor’s degree, you can transfer your completed credit hours to a 4-year public university in Louisiana. This process offers a more affordable way to reach your educational goals.

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