2018-2019 Academic Catalog
2018-2019 Academic Catalog
Welcome to Louisiana State University at Alexandria
Effective August 2018
This catalog represents the university’s current educational plans, offerings, and requirements. It does not constitute a contract that students accept when they register for courses or enroll at the university. The university reserves the right to change any provision, offering, or requirement at any time during a student’s period of study at the university. It further reserves the right to require a student to withdraw from the university for cause at any time.
Catalog Publication and Availability
The LSUA Catalog is published by Louisiana State University at Alexandria. Initial copies of the catalog may be obtained from Admissions, Louisiana State University at Alexandria, 8100 Highway 71 South, Alexandria, LA 71302-9121. Additional information regarding LSUA can be accessed from the LSUA Web Site: http://www.lsua.edu.
Students themselves are responsible for knowing and meeting their degree requirements. A student’s advisor or counselor may not assume that responsibility. A substitution for, waiver of, or exemption from any established degree requirement or academic standard can be accomplished only with the approval of the student’s department chair and the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.
Equal Opportunity Policy
LSUA assures equal opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or veteran’s status in the admission to, participation in, and treatment or employment in the programs and activities operated by the university. Questions or complaints regarding equal opportunity at LSUA should be directed to the Director of Human Resource Management, LSU at Alexandria, 8100 Highway 71 South, Alexandria, LA 71302-3121, telephone (318) 473-6481. Persons who believe that they have been discriminated against contrary to federal law are entitled to make an inquiry or file a complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 1555 Poydras Street, Suite 1900, New Orleans, Louisiana, LA 70112, telephone (1-800-669-4000) or the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 1999 Bryan Street, Suite 1620, Dallas, Texas 75201-6810, telephone (214) 661-9600.
LSUA complies with the provisions of Title IX, Title VI, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and applicable state law. For additional information regarding Title IX, please contact Brianna Williams, LSUA’s Title IX Coordinator and AA/EEO Officer, at 318-473-6558.
Louisiana State University at Alexandria is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia, 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Louisiana State University at Alexandria.
For additional information about the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, see the website http://www.sacscoc.org.
Routine inquires about LSUA, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed to LSUA and not to SACSCOC.
The university also maintains accreditation through the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP), the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS), and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preporation (CAEP).
Louisiana State University at Alexandria
8100 Highway 71 South
Alexandria, LA 71302-9121