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Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College (Independent Study)


Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Independent Study

Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College was founded in 1860. It is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. It first offered distance learning courses in 1941. In fall 2005, there were 7,500 students enrolled in distance learning courses. Institutionally administered financial aid is available to distance learners.
Services Distance learners have accessibility to bookstore, e-mail services, library services.
Contact Student Services Coordinator, Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, Office of Independent Study, 1225 Pleasant Hall, Baton Rouge, LA 70803. Telephone: 800-234-5046. Fax: 225-578-3090. E-mail: [email protected]


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


Undergraduate —accounting and related services; anthropology; biology; business administration, management and operations; cell biology and anatomical sciences; communication and media; community health services; comparative literature; criminology; curriculum and instruction; developmental and child psychology; dramatic/theater arts and stagecraft; ecology, evolution, and population biology; economics; educational assessment, evaluation, and research; educational psychology; education (specific levels and methods); English; English composition; English language and literature related; English literature (British and Commonwealth); ethnic, cultural minority, and gender studies; finance and financial management services; fine and studio art; fire protection; geography and cartography; geological and earth sciences/geosciences; health and physical education/fitness; history; journalism; languages (classics and classical); languages (Germanic); languages (Romance languages); legal studies (non-professional general, undergraduate); library science related; linguistic, comparative, and related language studies; management information systems; management sciences and quantitative methods; marketing; mathematics; mathematics and statistics related; mechanical engineering; military studies; music; philosophy; philosophy and religious studies related; physical sciences; physics; physiology, pathology and related sciences; political science and government; psychology; psychology related; school psychology; social sciences; social sciences related; sociology; speech and rhetoric; statistics; technical and business writing.
Graduate —human services.
Non-credit —accounting and related services; biology; English composition; mathematics.

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