Spring 1 2024 classes start on January 16, 2024
Expand your mind in two years by earning the online Associate of Arts in Social Sciences, offered through LSU Eunice and LSU Online. Under the Division of Liberal Arts, this program covers the study of human behavior in all its glory and complication. The interrelationship of individuals and societal, political, and economic systems is now more relevant than ever. 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.
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.
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.
Students enrolled in the online Associate of Arts in Social Sciences program will get an introduction to the study of societal, economic, and political systems.
Student Learning Outcomes
The online social sciences associate degree from LSUE provides a thorough introduction to the study of human behavior. Upon program completion, the credit hours you earn can be transferred to any 4-year public university in Louisiana. This process offers a more affordable way to earn your bachelor’s degree.
Take the first step forward by completing the form and our enrollment team will contact you soon to discuss: