Nov 26, 2020  
2020-2021 General Catalog 
    
2020-2021 General Catalog

Addendum


Louisiana State University’s Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog is a static document meant to reflect the requirements and programs in existence at the time of a student’s enrollment in the university. Below is a list of academic programs that have been created since the catalog’s initial online publication in March 2020.

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SCIENCES

(1D/2021 - CIP Code 030104 - CEHS)
Contact: Vincent Wilson, Department of Environmental Sciences, College of the Coast & Environment

The Graduate Certificate in Environmental Health Sciences will target professionals and students interested in understanding the relationship between the environment and human health. In particularly, it will be directed to those planning careers in industrial environmental analyses, state and federal regulatory agencies, and/or public health.

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN ENVIRONMENTAL MODELING & ANALYSIS

(2D/2021 - CIP Code 030104 - CEMA)
Contact: Vincent Wilson, Department of Environmental Sciences, College of the Coast & Environment

The Graduate Certificate in Environmental Modeling and Analysis is designed to target professionals and students interested in advancing their knowledge and developing their skills in environmental modeling, with special emphasis on geographic information systems (GIS), water and soil contamination and related issues.

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN ENVIRONMENTAL & ENERGY POLICY

(1D/2021 - CIP Code 030104 - CEEP)
Contact: Vincent Wilson, Department of Environmental Sciences, College of the Coast & Environment

The Graduate Certificate in Environmental and Energy Policy is designed for students interested in local, state, national and international management of major environmental issues including air and water pollution, energy, and climate. It is targeted towards professionals and students planning in careers in government, regulatory affairs, consulting, and/or environmental law.

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY

(1D/2021 - CIP Code 130501 - CEDT)
Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology Website
Neil Mathews, Director of School of Education

The Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology will provide knowledge and skills necessary for the use and integration of technology in educational context. The certificate will benefit teachers, corporate educators, instructional designers, or instructional technologists who would like to increase their knowledge and skills in using technology for educational and training purposes. It appeals to those who wish to understand and initiate best practices through instructional design activities, theory, and principles for designing and developing courses that support a variety of educational purposes for the classroom or a corporate setting.

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN SPORT MANAGEMENT

(1D/2021 - CIP Code 310504 - SSPM)
Contact: Chad Seifried, School of Kinesiology, College of Human Sciences and Education.

The Master of Science in Sport Management is to enable Louisiana State University to be a regional and national leader in the education and development of graduate students in the sport industry through a critical examination of both practical and academic applications of management principles. Through research, engagement, and an appreciation for interdisciplinary approaches, we will provide coursework, encourage volunteerism, promote intellectual achievement, and require high levels of competence to help prepare students for careers in the sport industry. The goals of the program are to develop students who are critical thinkers and inspirational leaders fully prepared for lives of service to their families, communities, and the greater global society. 

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN CLOUD COMPUTING & MACHINE LEARNING

(2D/2021 - CIP Code 110902 – CCCML)
Contact: Bijaya B Karki, Chair and Professor of Computer Science and Engineering Division

The Graduate Certificate in Cloud Computing & Machine Learning will prepare graduates who have the foundations and skills that are crucial to growing workforce needs in cloud computing and machine learning and their relevance to big data and blockchains.

GENERAL BUSINESS CONCENTRATION IN BUSINESS ANALYTICS

(2D/2021 - CIP Code 520201 - BANLYT)
Contact: Office of Business Student Success, 2000 Business Education Complex East, 501 South Quad Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70803. (225) 578-3211

The concentration in Business Analytics gives students the option to satisfy degree requirements while acquiring technical competencies in data analytics, focusing on the four main components of analytics: Preparative Analytics, Descriptive Analytics, Predictive Analytics, and Prescriptive Analytics. This knowledge is essential to applying analytics to a broad range of business decisions.

GENERAL BUSINESS CONCENTRATION IN DIGITAL MARKETING

(2D/2021 - CIP Code 520201 - DGMKT)
Contact: Office of Business Student Success, 2000 Business Education Complex East, 501 South Quad Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70803. (225) 578-3211

The concentration in Digital Marketing allows students to satisfy degree requirements while acquiring useful knowledge about marketing theory and practical insights necessary to navigate the rapidly evolving digital marketing landscape, as well as gaining e-commerce, marketing analytics, and social media expertise.  Each of these skill sets map to job roles that are in high demand in a variety of marketing settings.

GENERAL BUSINESS CONCENTRATION IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

(2D/2021 - CIP Code 520201 - HRM)
Contact: Office of Business Student Success, 2000 Business Education Complex East, 501 South Quad Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70803. (225) 578-3211

The concentration in Human Resource Management gives students an understanding of the strategic role human resource management has in an organization and allows them to acquire competencies in key functional areas of human resources, including human resource analytics, employee selection, compensation, employment regulation, and/or labor relations. The HR Concentration requirements are aligned with the Society for Human Resource Management’s Curriculum Guidelines. 

GENERAL BUSINESS CONCENTRATION IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT

(2D/2021 - CIP Code 520201 - INTECH)
Contact: Office of Business Student Success, 2000 Business Education Complex East, 501 South Quad Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70803. (225) 578-3211

The concentration in Information Technology Management gives students the option to satisfy degree requirements while acquiring technical competencies including principles, database querying, and business programming. According to Burning Glass research, skills such as Business Intelligence, Database Specialist, and IT Management are requested on average 41% by employers.  With a degree in business and a focus on Information Technology Management, employees can leverage those specific skillsets to support and compliment a wide array of business operations.