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    McNeese State University
   
 
  Aug 16, 2017
 
 
    
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2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Inventory of Degree and Certificate Programs



Degree and Certificate Designations

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Designation Degree or Certificate Level
AA Associate of Arts Undergraduate
AGS Associate of General Studies Undergraduate
BA Bachelor of Arts Undergraduate
BGS Bachelor of General Studies Undergraduate
BM Bachelor of Music Undergraduate
BS Bachelor of Science Undergraduate
BSN Bachelor of Science in Nursing Undergraduate
PBC Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Undergraduate
EdS Education Specialist Graduate
GC Graduate Certificate Graduate
MA Master of Arts Graduate
MAT Master of Arts in Teaching Graduate
MBA Master of Business Administration Graduate
MEd Master of Education Graduate
MEng Master of Engineering Graduate
MFA Master of Fine Arts Graduate
MS Master of Science Graduate
MSN Master of Science in Nursing Graduate
PMC Post-Master’s Certificate Graduate

Associate Degree Programs

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Degree Subject Area/Major Concentration(s) Credit Hours
AGS General Studies Applied and Natural Sciences , Arts and Humanities , Behavioral Sciences   60
AA Paralegal Studies     60

Bachelor Degree Programs

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Degree Subject Area/Major Concentration(s) Credit Hours
BS Accounting   *Professional Accountancy and Exam Preparation , *Taxation   120
BS Agricultural Sciences Agribusiness , Agricultural Education Grades 6-12 , Animal Science , Nutrition and Dietetics , Equine Science , Food Technology , General Agriculture , Food and Nutritional Sciences Pre-Veterinary Medicine   120
BA Art Ceramics , Ceramics/Art Education Grades K-12 , Drawing , Drawing/Art Education Grades K-12 , Graphic Design , Graphic Design/Art Education Grades K-12 , Painting , Painting/Art Education Grades K-12 , Photography , Photography/Art Education Grades K-12 , Printmaking , Printmaking/Art Education Grades K-12   120-122
BS Biological Science   *Biology Education Grades 6-12 , *Molecular Biology , *Predentistry , *Premedicine   120
BS Chemistry   *Biochemistry , *Chemistry and Management , *Chemistry Education Grades 6-12 , *Forensic Chemistry , *Premedicine , *Prepharmacy   120
BS Computer Science Applied Computer Science , General Computer Science , Industrial Computer Science   120
BS Criminal Justice     120
BS Early Childhood Education Grades PK-3     120
BS Elementary Education Grades 1-5     120
BS Engineering Chemical Engineering , Civil Engineering Electrical Engineering , General Engineering Mechanical Engineering   128
BA English  Comparative Literature English Education Grades 6-12 , Foreign Languages and Literature , Literature , Writing   120
BS Finance   *Financial Analysis   120
BS General Business Administration   *Business Education Grades 6-12 , *Construction Management   120
BGS General Studies Applied and Natural Sciences , Arts and Humanities , Behavioral Sciences   120
BS Health and Human Performance, General Exercise Science , Sport and Wellness Management , Sports Medicine   120
BS Health and Physical Education Grades K-12     120
BS Health Systems Management Care Coordination , Healthcare Management , Healthcare Quality Improvement   120
BA History General History , Social Studies Education Grades 6-12   120-124
BA Liberal Studies Geography , Humanities , Philosophy , Pre-Law , Religious Studies , Theatre Arts , Women and Gender Studies   120
BS Management   *Human Resource Management   120
BS Marketing     120
BS Mass Communications Journalism , New Media , Public Relations , Sales Communication   120
BS Mathematical Sciences Mathematical Physics , Mathematics , Mathematics Education Grades 6-12 , Physics Education Grades 6-12 , Statistics   120
BS Medical Laboratory Science     120
BM Music Music Education-Instrumental Grades K-12 , Music Education-Vocal Grades K-12 , Performance-Band or Orchestral Instrument [Baritone] , Performance-Band or Orchestral Instrument [Bassoon] , Performance-Band or Orchestral Instrument [Cello] , Performance-Band or Orchestral Instrument [Clarinet] Performance-Band or Orchestral Instrument [Flute] , Performance-Band or Orchestral Instrument [French Horn] , Performance-Band or Orchestral Instrument [Guitar] , Performance-Band or Orchestral Instrument [Harp] , Performance-Band or Orchestral Instrument [Oboe] Performance-Band or Orchestral Instrument [Percussion] , Performance-Band or Orchestral Instrument [Saxophone] Performance-Band or Orchestral Instrument [String Bass] , Performance-Band or Orchestral Instrument [Trombone] , Performance-Band or Orchestral Instrument [Trumpet] , Performance-Band or Orchestral Instrument [Tuba] , Performance-Band or Orchestral Instrument [Viola] , Performance-Band or Orchestral Instrument [Violin] , Performance-Piano , Performance-Voice   120-128
BS Natural Resource Conservation Management   *Environmental Science Education Grades 6-12   120
BSN Nursing  , Nursing-RN to BSN Path     120
BA Political Science   *Political Communications , *Political Philosophy   120
BS Psychology     120
BS Radiologic Sciences     120
BA Sociology Family and Child Studies , General Sociology   120
Asterisk (*) denotes optional concentration.

Graduate Degree Programs

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Degree Subject Area/Major Concentration(s) Credit Hours
MBA Business Administration     33
MFA Creative Writing Fiction , Poetry   60
MS Criminal Justice     36
MEd Curriculum and Instruction Academically Gifted Education , Early Childhood Education Elementary Education , Immersion Education , Reading Secondary Education , Special Education   36
MEd Educational Leadership     36
EdS Educational Leadership Educational Leadership Educational Technology   36
MEd Educational Technology Leadership     36
MAT Elementary Education Grades 1-5     36
MEng Engineering Chemical Engineering , Civil Engineering , Electrical Engineering , Engineering Management , Mechanical Engineering   30-36
MA English Creative Writing , Literature   30
MS Environmental and Chemical Sciences Agricultural Sciences , Chemistry , Environmental Science   31-37
MS Health and Human Performance Exercise Physiology , Health Promotion , Nutrition and Wellness   33-36
MS Instructional Technology     36
MS Mathematical Sciences Computer Science , Mathematics , Statistics   30-36
MSN Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner Nurse Educator 
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner  
40-51
MA Psychology Applied Behavior Analysis , Counseling Psychology , General/Experimental   39-60
MEd School Counseling     48
MAT Secondary Education Grades 6-12 [Agriculture]     36
MAT Secondary Education Grades 6-12 [Biology]     36
MAT Secondary Education Grades 6-12 [Business]     36
MAT  Secondary Education Grades 6-12 [Chemistry]     36
MAT Secondary Education Grades 6-12 [Chinese]     36
MAT Secondary Education Grades 6-12 [English]     36
MAT Secondary Education Grades 6-12 [Environmental Science]     36
MAT Secondary Education Grades 6-12 [French]     36
MAT Secondary Education Grades 6-12 [Latin]     36
MAT Secondary Education Grades 6-12 [Mathematics]     36
MAT Secondary Education Grades 6-12 [Social Studies]     36
MAT Secondary Education Grades 6-12 [Spanish]     36

Certificate Programs

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Certificate Subject Area/Major Notes Credit Hours
GC Academically Gifted Education   Program leads to add-on teacher certification 15
GC Applied Behavior Analysis     40
GC Business Administration     18
PBC Early Childhood Education Grades PK-3   Program leads to initial teacher certification 33
PBC Elementary Education Grades 1-5   Program leads to initial teacher certification 33
PBC Elementary Education Grades 1-5 (Practitioner Teacher Certification)   Program leads to initial teacher certification 24
PBC Middle School Education Grades 4-8 [Mathematics]   Program leads to initial teacher certification 33
PBC Middle School Education Grades 4-8 [Mathematics] (Practitioner Teacher Certification)   Program leads to initial teacher certification 24
PBC Middle School Education Grades 4-8 [Science]   Program leads to initial teacher certification 33
PBC Middle School Education Grades 4-8 [Science] (Practitioner Teacher Certification)   Program leads to initial teacher certification 24
PBC Multiple Levels Grades K-12 [Art]   Program leads to initial teacher certification 30
PBC Multiple Levels Grades K-12 [Health and Physical Education]   Program leads to initial teacher certification 33
PBC Multiple Levels Grades K-12 [Music-Instrumental]   Program leads to initial teacher certification 32
PBC Multiple Levels Grades K-12 [Music-Vocal]   Program leads to initial teacher certification 32
PMC Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner     18
PBC School Librarian   Program leads to add-on teacher certification 18
PBC Secondary Education Grades 6-12 [Agriculture]   Program leads to initial teacher certification 33
PBC Secondary Education Grades 6-12 [Biology]   Program leads to initial teacher certification 33
PBC Secondary Education Grades 6-12 [Biology] (Practitioner Teacher Certification)   Program leads to initial teacher certification 24
PBC Secondary Education Grades 6-12 [Business]   Program leads to initial teacher certification 33
PBC Secondary Education Grades 6-12 [Chemistry]   Program leads to initial teacher certification 33
PBC Secondary Education Grades 6-12 [Chemistry] (Practitioner Teacher Certification)   Program leads to initial teacher certification 24
PBC Secondary Education Grades 6-12 [Chinese]   Program leads to initial teacher certification 33
PBC Secondary Education Grades 6-12 [English]   Program leads to initial teacher certification 33
PBC Secondary Education Grades 6-12 [English] (Practitioner Teacher Certification)   Program leads to initial teacher certification 24
PBC Secondary Education Grades 6-12 [Environmental Science]   Program leads to initial teacher certification 33
PBC Secondary Education Grades 6-12 [French]   Program leads to initial teacher certification 33
PBC Secondary Education Grades 6-12 [French] (Practitioner Teacher Certification)   Program leads to initial teacher certification 24
PBC Secondary Education Grades 6-12 [General Science]   Program leads to initial teacher certification 33
PBC Secondary Education Grades 6-12 [General Science] (Practitioner Teacher Certification)   Program leads to initial teacher certification 24
PBC Secondary Education Grades 6-12 [Mathematics]   Program leads to initial teacher certification 33
PBC Secondary Education Grades 6-12 [Mathematics] (Practitioner Teacher Certification)   Program leads to initial teacher certification 24
PBC Secondary Education Grades 6-12 [Physics] (Practitioner Teacher Certification)   Program leads to initial teacher certification 24
PBC Secondary Education Grades 6-12 [Social Studies]   Program leads to initial teacher certification 33
PBC Secondary Education Grades 6-12 [Social Studies] (Practitioner Teacher Certification)   Program leads to initial teacher certification 24
PBC Secondary Education Grades 6-12 [Spanish]   Program leads to initial teacher certification 33
PBC Secondary Education Grades 6-12 [Spanish] (Practitioner Teacher Certification)   Program leads to initial teacher certification 24
PBC Special Education Mild/Moderate for Elementary Education Grades 1-5   Program leads to add-on teacher certification 18

Minors

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Minors Credit Hours
Agricultural Science   19
Art   21
Biology   20
Chemical Engineering   19
Chemistry   20
Classical Studies   24
Communication Studies   18
Comparative Literature   21
Computer Engineering   22
Computer Science   18
Criminal Justice   18
Electrical Engineering   19
English   24
Entrepreneurship   18
Environmental Science   21
Family and Child Studies   18
French   24
Geography   18
History   21
Innovation   18
Instrumentation Engineering   19
Library Science   18
Mass Communication   18
Mathematics   21
Mechanical Engineering   27
Music [Baritone]   24
Music [Bassoon]   24
Music [Cello]   24
Music [Clarinet]   24
Music [Flute]   24
Music [French Horn]   24
Music [Guitar]   24
Music [Harp]   24
Music [Oboe]   24
Music [Percussion]   24
Music [Piano]   22
Music [Saxophone]   24
Music [String Bass]   24
Music [Trombone]   24
Music [Trumpet]   24
Music [Tuba]   24
Music [Viola]   24
Music [Violin]   24
Music [Voice]   26
Nutrition   18
Paralegal Studies   24
Philosophy   18
Physics   20
Political Science   18
Power Engineering   23
Psychology   18
Sociology   18
Spanish   24
Statistics   18
Terrorism, Preparedness, and Security   18
Theatre Arts   22
Wildlife Management   23
Writing   18

Online Programs

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Degree Subject Area/Major Concentration(s) Credit Hours Online
(100%)
Hybrid
(50-99%)
Face-to-Face
AA Paralegal Studies     60 X    
AGS General Studies Applied and Natural Sciences , Arts and Humanities ,
Behavioral Sciences  
60 X   X
BS Criminal Justice     120 X   X
BGS General Studies Applied and Natural Sciences , Arts and Humanities ,
Behavioral Sciences  
120 X   X
BS Management   Human Resource Management   120 X   X
BSN Nursing-RN to BSN Path     120 X    
BS Psychology     120 X   X
BA Sociology Family and Child Studies , General Sociology   120 X   X
PBC School Librarian     18 X    
GC Academically Gifted Education     15 X    
GC Applied Behavior Analysis     40 X   X
GC Business Administration     18 X   X
MBA Business Administration     33 X   X
MS Criminal Justice     36 X    
MEd Curriculum and Instruction Academically Gifted Education , Early Childhood Education , Elementary Education , Immersion Education , Reading ,
Secondary Education , Special Education  
36   X  
MEd Educational Leadership     36 X    
MEd Educational Technology Leadership     36 X    
MS Health and Human Performance Health Promotion   33 X   X
MS Instructional Technology     36 X    
MSN Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner , Nurse Educator 
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner  
35-46 X    
MA Psychology Applied Behavior Analysis   55 X   X
PMC Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner     21 X    
EdS Educational Leadership Educational Leadership , Educational Technology   36 X