Spring 1 2024 classes start on January 15, 2024
The skills students gain by earning an online Bachelor of Arts in English from LSU Alexandria will open doors to many opportunities, because employers consider written and oral communication, editing, copywriting, critical thinking, time management, creative thinking, and analysis essential to almost any career. Courses in the program include public speaking, creative writing, the study of drama, poetry, and literary history as well as a selection of foreign languages, taught by expert faculty who hold doctoral or terminal degrees.
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.
Our former graduates have succeeded in a wide range of careers, including law, medicine, and education. Our degree can help students become secondary school English teachers, English language teachers, magazine or newspaper editors, proofreaders, copy or content writers, creative writers, librarians, public relations specialists, or grant writers, among many other professions.
LSUA ranked #3 on Best-Universities.net's list of the Most Affordable Online Bachelor's Degrees for 2022.
The Online BA in English ranked #4 in the 2020 Most Affordable Online Programs by OnlineU.org.
Total credit hours per program: 120 credit hours
Cost per credit hour: $325
Total cost with fees and maximum amount of credits allowed to transfer into the program: $9,750
Total cost with fees: $39,000
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 LSUA degree. For further information about the approval for transfer credits and other requirements, please visit this site.
LSU Online offers financial aid to those who qualify.
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.
General Education Requirements
Composition (6 hours):
Social Sciences: 6 hours (choose 2)
Fine Arts: 3 hours (choose 1)
Mathematics: 6 hours (choose 2)
Natural Sciences (3 hours):
Natural Sciences: 6 hours (choose two)
Humanities: 9 hours (choose 3)
Major Requirements: 18 hours (all are required)
Major (elective) Requirements: 21 hours (choose 7)
Foreign Language: 6 hours (choose 2)
Electives in any field: 36 hours
Note: Course substitutions will be considered. There are often multiple ways to complete degree requirements.
For university acceptance, first-time freshman must meet the following criteria:
Transfer students to LSUA must meet one of the following sets of criteria:
Students who earn an English degree will gain a versatile set of written and oral communication skills to prepare them for many different career pathways.
Topics covered in the program include:
A bachelor’s degree in English provides students with a comprehensive foundation for effective research and writing skills. LSUA’s affordable online english degree is flexible and convenient, and students can earn a degree at home or anywhere with internet access. The program also features accelerated 7-week courses and a student-friendly format.
Take the first step forward by completing the form and our enrollment team will contact you soon to discuss: