College of Humanities & Social Sciences | LSU Majors

College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Students take notes during forensic anthropology class.Anthropology

You enjoy uncovering our past to understand our future, and you don't mind getting your hands dirty. 

Communication studies student works at the local senior living facility. Communication Disorders

You like helping others and are fascinated by the intricate nature of human communication. 

Communication Studies students give a presentation on language.Communication Studies

You like public speaking and performance, and you feel at your best when debating an argument.

Students ask police questions at safety day.Criminology

You are fascinated by crime and the criminal justice system. 

Student studies economy.Economics, B.A.

You have a keen interest in the economy - both global and domestic.

English student reads paper.English

You are creative by nature - whether writing stories, poems or screenplays - and want to share your ideas with the world. 

Students take a street tour of Paris.French

You love the French language and culture, and you want to learn more about its influence in the global marketplace.

Student gives presentation on the Middle East.Geography

You are naturally curious about exploring world geography and how new technologies will help us understand culture and our physical landscape.

Students learn history in Hill MemorialHistory

You like to read about the events that have shaped the world and are fascinated by the ways in which those events unfolded.

Students learn about different cultures at the international expo.International Studies

You are curious about other cultures and the issues that drive global politics.

photo: liberal arts classroomLiberal Arts

You have diverse interests and a desire to affect positive change. You see the world and yourself as a work in progress

Students give philosophy presentations.Philosophy

You have an admiration for the great thinkers throughout human history who defined their times and left behind legacies for future generations.

Students sit in on session during LSU Day.Political Science

You are intrigued by the political process and want to know more about how government systems work. 

Students conduct psychology research.Psychology

You are fascinated by all aspects of the human mind and want to know more. 

 Religious Studies

You believe that to understand religion is to understand the world.

 Screen Arts

You have a passion for the film industry and are intrigued by storytelling.

Students listen to lecture.Sociology

You are not only interested in individual behavior, but also fascinated by how humans behave in groups.

Student learns more at Hispanic showcase.Spanish

You love the Spanish language and culture and want to pursue a career that will take you anywhere in the Spanish-speaking world.