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Louisiana Tech University
Barksdale Air Force Base

BARKSDALE PROGRAM

ASSOCIATE OF GENERAL STUDIES

PROGRAM OBJECTIVE

To provide a broad education for career advancement and a broad base for upper-level study.

CURRICULUM

The Associate of General Studies degree requires 60 semester hours to complete. This includes 30 hours of General Education Requirements, 15 hours in a concentration, and 15 hours of approved electives. Specific requirements are listed below:

CONCENTRATIONS

PLAN OF STUDY

Students seeking an Associate degree in the Barksdale Program must consult with an undergraduate advisor to complete a plan of study.

ADMISSIONS

Students seeking admission to the Louisiana Tech University Barksdale Program must complete an application online at http://www.admissions.latech.edu/apply/index.php.     

RESIDENCY

The residency requirement is 15 hours which should occur during the last half of the degree requirements.  

ACADEMICS

Eligible degree candidates require a minimum of 2.5 grade point average in the concentration and a 2.0 overall. No more than 15 hours of business courses may be counted for credit. No more than two hours of activity HPE and two hours of music activity courses may count toward graduation.    

CLASSES

Courses are offered in 12-week quarters with the semester hour as the unit of credit. Most evening classes meet one night a week from 5:30 to 9:15 p.m. Some classes are offered online and some are offered during the lunchtime hours.

MILITARY EXPERIENCE CREDIT*

Louisiana Tech University accepts armed services specialized training and experience as recommended by the American Council of Education. Tech uses the Guide to the Evaluation of Educational Experience in the Armed Services, (the ACE Guide ) published by the American Council on Education to determine credit. United States military service more than one year counts for six semester hours of credit. *The maximum allowed credit from experiential
sources is 30 semester hours. This credit is not computed in the academic grade point average.

CLEP Subject Examinations and DANTES Subject Standard Test (DSSTs) credits are granted as recommended in the ACE Guide

GENERAL PROGRAM INFORMATION

LOCATION:               Education Center, Room 312
                                 723 Douhet Dr. Building 4314
ADDRESS:                 P.O. Box 128, BAFB, LA 71110
TELEPHONES:          318-456-5005 or 318-456-5006
OFFICE HOURS:       8:30-5:30 Monday-Friday
WEBSITE:                  http://www.barksdale.latech.edu

                                    Revised : September 2014, mp
                                


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