Summer 1 2024 classes start on May 13, 2024
Designed for students interested in interdisciplinary education, LSU Alexandria’s online Bachelor of General Studies with a Concentration in Humanities allows students to design their own course of study with a focus on one or more humanities disciplines, including English, history, philosophy, religion, communication studies, and foreign languages. Students will sharpen their critical thinking abilities, learn to think beyond traditional boundaries and acquire the transferable skills necessary for careers in business, education, library, and archival services, media relations, and public administration.
The online Bachelor of General Studies with a concentration in Humanities serves the needs of students who wish to customize their course of study and develop their knowledge in one or more humanities disciplines.
Our award-winning faculty has been making a global impact, both inside and outside of the classroom, since 1860. Their research is directly affecting how we address the world’s greatest challenges. These are the very same faculty members teaching in the online classes.
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.
LSUA ranked #3 on Best-Universities.net's list of the Most Affordable Online Bachelor's Degrees for 2022.
Students enrolled in this program are eligible for membership in the Omega Nu Lambda (ONL) Honor Society. Created to recognize the academic excellence of online students, ONL provides access to exclusive networking opportunities, scholarships, and a lifelong community of like-minded achievers. Enrich your college experience and connect with peers globally through Omega Nu Lambda!
Recent graduate, Alex, talks about his 20-year journey to graduation and how he felt when he finally earned his degree.
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 Courses
Area of Concentration
Students pursuing a Bachelor of General Studies – Humanities can choose any of the Humanities and must complete 27 credit hours:
Students must complete 30 credit hours of electives.
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 enrolled in this degree program will gain a broad liberal arts education that helps them develop practical skills for several different career pathways. Since students have the flexibility of choosing the courses in their degree, the coursework will vary.
Student learning outcomes:
The affordable, 100% online Bachelor of General Studies - Humanities degree program is designed for students interested in interdisciplinary education in the study of human society. The flexibility of the program is ideal for students who desire to choose their own educational path and design their own course of study. Additionally, the program is valuable for students who change college majors late in their academic careers, return to college with new career interests, attend college irregularly or at night, or desire to pursue a non-traditional degree program for personal enrichment.
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