Lamar University: Distance Learning Programs

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LAMAR UNIVERSITY

Beaumont, Texas
Division of Continuing and Distance Education
http://dept.lamar.edu/cde

Lamar University was founded in 1923. It is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. It first offered distance learning courses in 1994. In fall 2004, there were 2,000 students enrolled in distance learning courses. Institutionally administered financial aid is available to distance learners.

Services Distance learners have accessibility to academic advising, bookstore, campus computer network, career placement assistance, e-mail services, library services.

Contact Dr. Paula Nichols, Director of Distance Education, Lamar University, Center for Distance Education, PO Box 10794, Beaumont, TX 77710. Telephone: 409-880-1847. Fax: 409-880-1856. E-mail: [email protected]

DEGREES AND AWARDS

Programs offered do not lead to a degree or other formal award.

COURSE SUBJECT AREAS OFFERED OUTSIDE OF DEGREE PROGRAMS

Undergraduate— area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies related; business, management, and marketing related; communication and media; computer science; curriculum and instruction; economics; education related; engineering/industrial management; English; entrepreneurial and small business operations; foods, nutrition, and related services; geological and earth sciences/geosciences; history; intercultural/multicultural and diversity studies; liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities; mathematics; music; nursing; philosophy; political science and government; public health; sociology.

Graduate— business, management, and marketing related; education; educational administration and supervision; engineering/industrial management.

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