Spring 1 2024 classes start on January 15, 2024
LSU Alexandria's online Bachelor of General Studies with a concentration in Social Science is offered through LSUA’s Psychology Department of the College of Arts and Sciences. The program is designed for students looking to complete their degree who have already obtained a broad range of credits. Additionally, 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. Graduates will be well-equipped to enter a variety of fields by mastering skills in a diverse course offering. Some common career paths with a BGS are; event planners, public relations, technical writer, executive assistant, and many more.
Learn in a flexible format that is ideal for professionals balancing work and home responsibilities.
In this 100% online program, you can earn your degree on your time while balancing work, family, and other responsibilities.
You receive continuous support from the application process through graduation, including a dedicated Enrollment Coach to assist you in applying and a Student Success Coach to provide support as you earn your degree.
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 succeed.
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.
Can be any 27 credit hours of Social Science (CJUS, POLI, PSYC, SOCL, SOWK)
Students must select two of the Enrichment Blocks listed below and earn twelve hours in each block. These hours cannot include hours in any discipline that would be included in the Area of Concentration. LSUA accepts transfer credits for Enrichment Blocks. As your Enrollment Coach for more details.
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 develop the foundational 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 - Social Science degree program is designed for students who have a broad range of credits they would like to turn into a practical degree. The flexible program is valuable for students who desire to choose their own educational pathways or master a diverse range of skills.
Take the first step forward by completing the form and our enrollment team will contact you soon to discuss: