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Applied Sciences

This group of subjects, Applied Sciences, consists of classes that cover a broad range of disciplines. Professional environments where you can apply the concentration's lessons are the health care or medical field, child services, oil field, industrial environments, design firms, computer technology, land management, recreational program settings, etc.

The Applied Sciences block includes:

ANTH 460, BIOL 300, Child & Family Studies/Human Development & Family Sciences, Computer Science, DSGN 235, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Geology, Health, Health Services Administration, Industrial Design, Industrial Technology/Engineering Technology, Informatics, Interior Design, IPHE 200, Kinesiology (KNES not KNEA), Military Science, Organizational Leadership, Recreation, UNIV 200 or courses transferred from: Architecture, Dietetics, Health Information Management, Nursing, Fashion Merchandise, Louisiana Center for Health Informatics

Upon entering the University College with coursework from the above disciplines, you can count your hours towards fulfilling the Bachelor of General Studies degree requirements. If you meet pre-requisite, co-requisite and University catalog requirements for further studies in the above subject matter, you may continue to take courses in these areas - ultimately earning you a major in Applied Sciences. See individual department course listings found in the University Catalog.  

Visit the University Course Catalog for course descriptions. Don’t be afraid to cross disciplines and see all this group of subjects has to offer. You’ll get excited about your future in an applied sciences field.

Applied Sciences Enrichment:

If you choose Applied Sciences as one of your areas of enrichment, you will be required to complete 12 hours at 100-400 level.  You may then decide if you want to designate Applied Sciences as your  major.

Complete Your Degree Online

If you were previously a student at UL Lafayette or another university and you have more than 45 credit hours, you may be able complete the Applied Sciences block curriculum and earn your general studies degree online.