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2019-2020 General Catalog 
    
2019-2020 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LSU Global: Undergraduate Accelerator Program


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Support Curricular Band


The Support curricular band honors the unique, first-year college experience of an international student. Elements of this curricular band include courses, co-curricular field experiences, and purposeful extra-curricular activities. The intent of this band is to aid students’ personal development as expert learners, global professionals, and citizens.

Orientation Week

The Orientation Week is composed of several days of orientation and welcome activities. Students will receive essential academic and student services information, be introduced to their surroundings, and participate in related social activities.

Prerequisites or Enrollment Requirements: All students entering the program are required to attend orientation.
Accelerator Pathways: Extended, Academic, International Direct

EDCI 1001 Introduction to College Study  

The course will orient the student with the university, its surrounding area, and its embedded national cultural context. It provides students with study skills and interpersonal competencies for continued success.

Prerequisites or Enrollment Requirements: NONE
Accelerator Route: Extended, Academic, International Direct

English Language


English Language

 

The English Language curricular band supports meaningful and rapid improvement of students’ proficiency, regardless of their entry-point. Elements of this curricular band include English-language instruction in a variety of contexts: language-strategy and skill area acquisition, integrated content and applied context, as well as supplemental instruction labs to concurrent academic courses.

 

English for Academic Purposes (ELOP)

Students in the English for Academic Purposes course practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing in academic contexts. Special attention is paid to bibliographic practices and information systems.

Prerequisites or Enrollment Requirements: English-language placement exam results upon arrival.
Accelerator Route: Extended

LSU Credit hours: 0/10

UAP Credit hours: 10/10

 

 

 

General Education Courses


The overall General Education curricular band enables students to gain authentic university coursework experience and transferable credits as they develop their language, academic, and cultural attributes. Elements of the curricular band are arranged into three main theme areas. 

Each theme aligns across all terms of the program. These theme areas are Theme 1: Analysis and Interpretation; Theme 2: Communication and Communities; and Theme 3: Local and Global Worldviews.

Theme 1: Analysis and Interpretation


  • Mathematics

  • Prerequisites or Enrollment Requirements: Placement by department. Credit will not be given for both this course and MATH 1015 or MATH 1023.
    Hours of Lecture per Week: 1        Lab Hours per Week: 3

  • Prerequisites or Enrollment Requirements: MATH 1021 or placement by department. Credit will not be given for both this course and MATH 1015 or MATH 1023.
    Hours of Lecture per Week: 1        Lab Hours per Week: 3

  • Prerequisites or Enrollment Requirements: NONE.

  • Prerequisites or Enrollment Requirements: MATH 1021 or equivalent. Credit will be given for only one of the following: MATH 1431, MATH 1550, MATH 1551.
    Hours of Lecture per Week: 3        Lab Hours per Week: 1

  • Prerequisites or Enrollment Requirements: An appropriate ALEKS placement score. Credit will be given for only one of the following: MATH 1431, MATH 1550, or MATH 1551.

  • Prerequisites or Enrollment Requirements: MATH 1550 or MATH 1551. Credit will not be given for both this course and MATH 1553 or MATH 1554.

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  • Sciences

  • Prerequisites or Enrollment Requirements: credit or registration in MATH 1022, MATH 1023, MATH 1431, MATH 1550 or MATH 1551.

  • Prerequisites or Enrollment Requirements: CHEM 1201 or CHEM 1421. Credit will not be given for both this course and CHEM 1422.

  • Prerequisites or Enrollment Requirements: Credit or registration in CHEM 1002, CHEM 1202 or CHEM 1422. Credit will not be given for both this course and CHEM 1431. Students registering for laboratory courses in chemistry are charged a laboratory usage deposit on their fee bill.
    Lab Hours per Week: 6

Theme 2: Communication and Communities


Humanities

Theme 3: Local and Global Worldviews


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