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Online Associate of Science

Total Credit Hours
60

Cost Per Credit Hour
$275

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To get ahead in your career, you’ll need a solid base of core knowledge. LSU Online offers an Associate of Science degree that will help you get what you need. Offered 100% online, this program allows students to gain a broad foundation that will help advance their career path or move them closer to their academic goals.

The program can be finished in two years and provides students an understanding of the scientific method and points of good experimental design. This program equips graduates with the qualifications needed to become an engineer technician, diagnostic medical sonographer, computer network support specialist, web developer, physical therapy assistant or dental hygienist.

Total Credit Hours
60

Cost Per Credit Hour
$275

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When you join LSU Online, you join a family that makes sure that your needs are met. You will have a dedicated Learner Concierge assigned to you from the application process to graduation They are here to offer support along the way so that you can focus on performance in your classes.

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LSUA's online programs provide you the opportunity to synchronously interact with instructors (in real-time) via video conferencing and other technologies in a flexible format that fits your busy schedule. These sessions also allow engagement with course content and build a community among our online students.

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Expert Faculty

Our experienced faculty members are dedicated to providing top-quality education in a convenient online format. These are the same faculty that teach the on-campus courses and are actively engaged in helping students thrive.

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Affordability

LSU Online offers flexible and affordable programs, with some of the lowest tuition rates in the state. You can also transfer up to 75% of previous credits in to your degree.


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Cost

The final cost of this program will be determined once all transfer credits are evaluated. For the Associate of Sciences program, you are able to transfer up to 75% of previous credits.

Total credit hours per program: 60 credit hours

Cost per credit hour (with fees): $275

Total cost with fees, and the maximum amount of credits allowed to transfer into the program: $4,145

Total cost with fees, no transfer credits and no financial aid: $16,520

Course Listings

General Education Courses

  • ENGL 1001: English Composition | Credit Hours: 3
  • ENGL 1002: English Composition II | Credit Hours: 3
  • FIAR 1001: Introduction to Fine Arts | Credit Hours: 3
  • MATH 1021: College Algebra | Credit Hours: 3
  • MATH 1029: Contemporary Mathematics | Credit Hours: 3
  • MATH 2011: General Statistics | Credit Hours: 3
  • BIOL 1001: General Biology I | Credit Hours: 3
  • BIOL 1002: General Biology II | Credit Hours: 3
  • BIOL 2030: Introduction to Environmental Science | Credit Hours: 3
  • PHSC 1001: Physical Science I | Credit Hours: 3
  • PHSC 2063: Meteorology | Credit Hours: 3
  • CMIS 1001: Computer Literacy | Credit Hours: 3
  • CMST 1061: Communication Fundamentals | Credit Hours: 3
  • CMST 2060: Public Speaking | Credit Hours: 3

 

General Education Electives

  • BIOL 1001: General Biology I | Credit Hours: 3
  • BIOL 1002: General Biology II | Credit Hours: 3
  • BIOL 2030: Introduction to Environmental Science | Credit Hours: 3
  • PHSC 1001: Physical Science I | Credit Hours: 3
  • PHSC 2063: Meteorology | Credit Hours: 3
  • ENGL 2027: Poetry | Credit Hours: 3
  • ENGL 2031: The Novel | Credit Hours: 3
  • ENGL 2084: Myths, Legends, and Folklore | Credit Hours: 3
  • CJUS 2002: Professional Writing in Criminal Justice | Credit Hours: 3
  • CJUS 3025: Ethical Leadership in Criminal Justice | Credit Hours: 3
  • CJUS 1107: Introduction to Criminal Justice | Credit Hours: 3
  • PSYC 2070: Developmental Psychology | Credit Hours: 3
  • CJUS 2094: Deviance | Credit Hours: 3
  • CJUS 3215: Juvenile Delinquency | Credit Hours: 3
  • CJUS 4390: Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice | Credit Hours: 3
  • CJUS 4461: Criminology | Credit Hours: 3
  • CMIS 2100: Fundamentals of Information Systems | Credit Hours: 3
  • FINC 3715: Business Finance | Credit Hours: 3
  • HESC 1003: Introduction to the Health Care System | Credit Hours: 3
  • HESC 1004: Client Care Interactions | Credit Hours: 3
  • HESC 1400: Health Care Language Applications | Credit Hours: 3
  • PHIL 2025: Bioethics | Credit Hours: 3
  • SOCL 2093: Aging in American Society | Credit Hours: 3
  • ACCT 2001: Financial Accounting | Credit Hours: 3
  • ACCT 2101: Managerial Accounting | Credit Hours: 3
  • KINS 1999: Special Topics - Walking | Credit Hours: 3
  • KINS 2010: Nutrition in Health and Disease | Credit Hours: 3
  • CJUS 2131: Police Process | Credit Hours: 3
  • CJUS 2132: The Judicial Process | Credit Hours: 3
  • CJUS 2216: Corrections Process | Credit Hours: 3
  • CJUS 2265: Criminal Investigation | Credit Hours: 3
  • CJUS 2275: Criminal Law | Credit Hours: 3
  • CJUS 3030: Res Meth in Criminal Justice & Criminology | Credit Hours: 3
  • CJUS 3206: Industrial and Business Security | Credit Hours: 3
  • CJUS 3310: Survey of Forensic Science | Credit Hours: 3
  • CJUS 3530: Corrections Within the Community | Credit Hours: 3
  • CJUS 3570: Probation and Parole | Credit Hours: 3
  • CJUS 4018: Constitutional Law and Criminal Justice | Credit Hours: 3
  • CJUS 4029: Administration of Criminal Justice | Credit Hours: 3
  • CJUS 4045: The U.S. Prison System | Credit Hours: 3
  • CJUS 4310: Forensic Science Applications | Credit Hours: 3
  • CJUS 4476: Minorities, Crime, and Criminal Justice | Credit Hours: 3
  • CJUS 4518: Correctional Institutions & Management | Credit Hours: 3
  • CMIS 1150: Personal Productivity Using IT Tools | Credit Hours: 3
  • CMST 1061: Communication Fundamentals | Credit Hours: 3
  • CMST 2060: Public Speaking | Credit Hours: 3
  • HIST 1001: History of Western Civilization I | Credit Hours: 3
  • HIST 1003: History of Western Civilization II | Credit Hours: 3
  • HIST 2055: American History I | Credit Hours: 3
  • HIST 2057: American History II | Credit Hours: 3
  • MATH 1029: Contemporary Mathematics | Credit Hours: 3
  • MATH 2011: General Statistics | Credit Hours: 3
  • BUSN 1001: Introduction to Business | Credit Hours: 3
  • ECON 2010: Principles of Macroeconomics | Credit Hours: 3
  • ECON 2020: Principles of Microeconomics | Credit Hours: 3
  • POLI 2051: American Government | Credit Hours: 3
  • PSYC 2000: Introduction to Psychology | Credit Hours: 3
  • SOCL 2001: Introductory Sociology | Credit Hours: 3

Note: Course substitutions will be considered. There are often multiple ways to complete degree requirements.

Admission Requirements

For university acceptance, first-time freshmen must meet the following criteria:

  • Complete high school Core curriculum for college readiness in place at time of high school graduation
  • Not be required to take more than one developmental course
  • Have a high school grade point average of at least 2.0
  • Meet one of the following:
    • Have an ACT composite of 20 or higher
    • Have a high school Core grade point average of at least 2.0

 

Transfer students to LSU must meet one of the following sets of criteria:

  • Have earned a transferable associate degree or higher
  • Have earned at least 18 hours of college-level credit, including a college-level English and college-level mathematics course, with a grade of “C” or higher in each, and an overall GPA of at least 2.0
  • Have earned from a community college at least 12 hours of college-level credit, including a college-level English and college-level mathematics course, with a grade of “C” or higher in each, and an overall GPA of at least 2.0.
  • If the above are not met, meet freshman admission equirements and be in good standing with their previous institution
Why Choose LSUA's Online Associate of Science Program through LSU Online?
  • Build your resume with a top-ranked degree
  • Finish completely online within four years
  • Connect with a global alumni network
  • Earn a diploma identical to every LSUA graduate
  • Take advantage of affordable tuition and financial aid options
  • Learn from an experienced faculty

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