Social Sciences
Social Sciences


The Associate of Arts - Louisiana Transfer in Social Sciences offers students an introduction to the study of societal, economic, and political systems. The program also provides a great basis for students who would like to transfer to a bachelor program at another university. 

Students in the Social Sciences major should choose social science courses from at least three different areas. Advisors, and the university catalogs and links on the articulation web site ( can provide more guidance on specific course recommendations depending on the student’s area of interest and anticipated baccalaureate major.

About the Associate of Arts Louisiana Transfer in Social Sciences

Through your coursework, you will:

  • Earn an Associate of Science degree with a significant general education core, designed to also to serve as preparatory education for transfer to a related baccalaureate program
  • Take a variety of general education and major-specific courses as part of the Associate of Arts Louisiana Transfer degree program
  • Begin and complete a post-secondary education through online and hybrid degree courses, accelerated learning formats, and prior learning assessments
  • Develop your knowledge and skills relevant to the field of Social and Behavioral Sciences

In summary, the Louisiana Transfer Associate Degree guarantees (with grade requirement met):

  • Admission to a 4-year public university
  • Junior-level standing
  • Transfer of all 60 hours
  • Completion of General Education block requirements at any Louisiana public university
  • Equal opportunity to complete against ‘native’ students for admission to limited access programs


Degree Requirements

Total Credits Required: 60

  • General Education Courses: 39
  • Additional Courses: 21

Major Courses

  • Social or Behavioral Science electives
  • free electives

For additional information on coursework, please visit the Academic Catalog Curriculum.

  • English Composition (6 hours)
  • Mathematics/Analytical Reasoning (6 hours)
  • Natural Sciences (9 hours)
  • Humanities (9 hours)
  • Social/Behavioral Science (6 hours)
  • Fine Arts (3 hours)


LSUE Online Program

Expand your mind in two years by earning the online Associate of Arts in Social Sciences, offered through LSU Eunice and LSU Online. Under the Division of Liberal Arts, this program covers the study of human behavior in all its glory and complication. The interrelationship of individuals and societal, political, and economic systems is now more relevant than ever. 

Additionally, students enrolled in the online Associate of Arts have the option (as needed) to experience a more personalized approach with continual staff engagement through the nationally-recognized Pathways to Success program.

Learn more - LSUE Online Associate of Arts in Social Sciences


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Liberal Arts

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The courses and degree are available both entirely online and in hybrid formats. 

The program is part of LSUE Online making it easier to begin or complete a post-secondary education through online degree programs, accelerated learning formats, and prior learning assessment.


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