Louisiana State University
This LSU General Catalog serves as both the undergraduate and the graduate catalog of LSU. Regulations and degree requirements pertaining only to graduate students are found in the section “Graduate School • Professional Programs.” Detailed descriptions of all degree programs offered through the Graduate School may be found in the Graduate Bulletin, available on request from the Graduate School, 114 David Boyd Hall, LSU, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803.
Statement of Accreditation
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools’ Commission on Colleges to award bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and professional degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Louisiana State University.
Each student is personally responsible for completing all requirements established for his or her degree by the University, college, and department. It is the student’s responsibility to learn these requirements. A student’s counselor may not assume these responsibilities. Any substitution, waiver, or exemption from any established requirement or academic standard may be accomplished only with the approval of the student’s dean. Exceptions to University requirements, including the general education requirements, will be authorized only with approval of the student’s dean and the Office of Academic Affairs.
The LSU catalog and bulletin series (ISSN 0744-4613, 359-070) is published by Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College once a year in April. Periodicals postage paid at Baton Rouge 70803. Publishing office is the Office of Communications & University Relations, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803. Copies of this catalog may be obtained from—and change of address, undeliverable copies, and other mail sent to—Office of the University Registrar, 112 Thomas Boyd Hall, LSU, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803.
Effective date of this catalog: Fall 2012