The diversity of the curricula offered through the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (H&SS) will provide students with a foundational base of skills that can be used not only in the classroom, but in further study or a future career. Analytical reasoning, communication, and critical thinking skills will give students an edge in any profession they choose.
H&SS has excellent and committed teachers. Students will have the opportunity to work one-on-one with faculty through undergraduate research projects, study abroad programs, service-learning courses, and internships.


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Monday, October 5, 2015

5:30 pm, 145 Coates Hall

"9th Annual China Town Hall: Local Connections National Reflections"

Wednesday, October 7-Sunday, October 11, 2015

7:30 pm Wednesday-Saturday, October 7-10

2:30 pm Sunday, October 11

137 Coates, HopKins Black Box Theater

"Rollerland," a coming-of-age tale on wheels, directed by Tracy Stephenson Shaffer

Thursday, October 8, 2015

1:30 pm, Language Lab 234 Prescott Hall

Hispanic Round Table Lecture Series

Thursday, October 8, 2015

2:30-4:30 pm, LSU Barnes & Noble Event Room

CxC Celebrates 10 Years

Thursday, October 8, 2015

6:30 pm, LSU Digital Media Center Theater 340 E. Parker

"Hamlet's Comic Timing and Shakespeare's War on Sorrow"

Friday, October 9, 2015

3:30 pm, Hill Memorial Library

"Making Sense of Demonic Possession in Early Modern Europe"

Friday, October 9, 2015

3:30 pm, E130 Howe-Russell-Kniffen Geoscience Complex

"Expanding Boarders Between the United State and Mexico - Enforcement Beyond Fences"

Saturday, October 10, 2015

9:30 am-4:30 pm, Turner Gallery 3rd Floor Shaw Center, LSU Museum of Art 100 Lafayette Street

LSU Program in Comparative Literature Seminar: Avant-Gardening & Birds on the Fly, Poetry and Testimony"

Monday, October 12, 2015

2:00-3:00 pm, Hill Memorial Library Lecture Hall

"From 0 to 60: Kickstarting Digital Scholarship in the Southeast"

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

11:00 am, Middleton Library Room 295

"Planning and Running Successful Scholarship Projects"


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The College of Humanities & Social Sciences has the most diverse array of major options for students at LSU, providing educational opportunities in fields varied enough to ensure that no student will be at a loss for options. Faculty members teach core subjects required by every major, while providing opportunities to learn and conduct research in traditional and emerging disciplines. 

Each year, students from the College of Humanities & Social Sciences receive recognition for their outstanding undergraduate accomplishments. In years past, students have been designated as Truman Scholars, Goldwater Scholars, members of the USA Today All USA College Academic Team, members of the LSU Tiger Twelve, and have received many other distinguished awards.