Politics, Law, and Government


Students can prepare in many fields for highly rewarding careers in only two to three years of concentrated study.  Associate degree programs are offered in many areas at LSUE, and graduates of these programs are actively sought by employers throughout the state and nation.

criminal justice transfer

Criminal Justice AA / LT (Associate of Arts Louisiana Transfer)

You are intrigued by the police process and want to know more about how government and the justice system work. 


criminal justice

Criminal Justice (Associate of Science)

You are fascinated by crime and the criminal justice system.



Business (Associate of Arts Louisiana Transfer)

You want to transfer to a four-year university and complete a baccalaureate degree with a major in a business field such as accounting, finance, or management.



Humanities (Associate of Arts Louisiana Transfer)

You want to study and teach subjects like English literature or history.


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Associate of General Studies (Associate of General Studies)

You want to complete a two-year program that allows you to select courses from wide variety of subjects.


Transfer Majors

LSUE also offers the following majors for transfer to a four-year college or university of your choosing to finish your degree.  Take a few classes just to get started or even complete an associate degree at LSUE first and then transfer to another institution to finish your degree. 

Accounting (Bachelors)

Accounting defines transactions so they can be used to describe business activities. Learning the language allows you to communicate and understand the financial operations of any and all types of organizations.

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Business & Public Administration

You will be able to take electives from multiple areas of business to craft a degree that suits your specific or varied interests within business.

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Criminal Justice (Bachelors)

Criminal Justice includes the study of the nature and causes of crime, patterns of crime, and the justice system.

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Economics (Bachelors)

Economics is the study of how people choose to use resources. These can include the time and talent people have available; the land, buildings, equipment, and other tools on hand; and the knowledge of how to combine them to create useful products and services.

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Dive headfirst into a whole new world of literature and creation in this major.

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Finance is the study of how individuals, businesses, and organizations acquire and use money.

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Develop a command of the French language and gain an introduction to the French-speaking cultures around the world, including Louisiana’s own.

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Geography allows students to study the culture and physical landscape of the world.

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Studying German allows you to immerse yourself in the life, civilization, literature and dramatic history of today’s Germany.

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Take courses on almost every part of the world and every era.

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This is a diverse and interdisciplinary major for students devoted to the study of the Literature, Languages, and Cultures of Italy

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Management & Administration

Management and administration will help you explore the many facets of organizational behavior, industrial and labor relations, as well as an appreciation and understanding of global management practices, among others.

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Establish a solid foundation for your career by focusing on the drivers of marketing, including the trends that cause existing and new markets to develop

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Philosophy will allow you to stretch your mind and imagination by examining some of the most difficult problems of human existence.

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Political Science

In this major, you can study political topics ranging from healthcare reform to international diplomacy. Through this exploration, you will develop knowledge and analytical skills that can help you succeed in a career in public policy, city management, and law.

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This is a course of study aimed at preparing you for application to a Law school.

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Psychology (Bachelors)

This major emphasizes a hands-on approach to understanding human behavior and offers exceptional preparation for graduate study in psychology or medical school.

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Quantitative Business Analysis

You will use computers and statistics to understand how businesses work.

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Religious Studies

Learn how religion has evolved through history and how it has stayed the same. With studies in history, philosophy, politics, and more, you will bring an uncommonly sophisticated knowledge of society to whatever you choose to do after you graduate.

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Risk & Insurance

Insurance and risk majors help to make sure that companies properly define and carefully evaluate the insurance risk, charge a fair price to assume the risk, and have an efficient system to pay claims and expenses as they occur while operating profitably as a business.

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Spanish is one of the three most widely spoken languages in the world and the second most widely used language in the United States. Mastering the Spanish language and culture can give you a critical edge in virtually any U.S. business or private firm, as well as in law and government service.

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