Graduation

Students must apply to graduate. Applications for graduation must be submitted to the Records Office prior to the deadline. GRADUATION CEREMONIES WILL BEGIN AT 5:30 P.M. (There is no commencement ceremony for summer graduation.)

To apply, Download Graduation Application and read instructions.

Before Graduation Applications are processed, the following documents must be submitted:

  1. Receipt showing payment of cap and gown fee; if you are participating in graduation.
  2. Receipt showing payment of the diploma fee.
  3. All financial and property holds must be cleared by the graduation application deadline.

It is the student's responsibility to apply for graduation and meet with an advisor to verify that degree requirements have been met..

Degree Requirements

Level One Certificate

  1. Satisfy all admission requirements to LSCPA.
  2. Satisfy all admission requirements specific to the program (if applicable).
  3. Complete assessment and remediation if required.
  4. Complete an approved Recommended Program of Study.
  5. Complete a minimum of twelve (12) semester credit hours at LSCPA
  6. Earn a 2.0 Grade Point Average on all coursework in the Recommended Program of Study.

Level Two Certificate

  1. Satisfy all admission requirements to LSCPA.
  2. Satisfy all admission requirements specific to the program (if applicable).
  3. Complete assessment and remediation if required.
  4. Complete an approved Recommended Program of Study.
  5. Complete a minimum of fifteen(15) semester credit hours at LSCPA
  6. Earn a 2.0 Grade Point Average on all coursework in the Recommended Program of Study.

Associate of Arts Degree

  1. Satisfy all admission requirements to LSCPA.
  2. Complete the Recommended Program of Study.
  3. Successfully complete all required developmental courses.
  4. Earn a 2.0 Cumulative Grade Point Average for all courses in the Recommended Program of Study.
  5. Complete twenty five percent (25%) or more of the semester credit hours required for the Recommended Program of Study at LSCPA.
  6. Complete the core curriculum.
  7. No more than fifteen (15) semester credit hours of correspondence credit and/or credit by examination combined may be used to satisfy degree requirements. No more than nine (9) semester credit hours may be correspondence courses.

Associate of Arts Degree in Teaching

  1. Satisfy all admission requirements to LSCPA.
  2. Successfully complete all required developmental courses.
  3. Complete twenty five percent (25%) or more of the semester credit hours required for the Recommended Program of Study at LSCPA.
  4. Attain a GPA of at least 2.0 on all work required by the respective degree plan.
  5. Complete the prescribed core curriculum.
  6. Complete the program of study for one of the areas of emphasis in the Associate of Arts in Teaching as outlined in the catalog.
  7. No more than a total of fifteen (15) semester credit hours of correspondence credit, and/or credit by examination combined may be applied toward an associate degree. No more than nine (9) hours may be correspondence courses.

  Associate of Applied Science Degree

  1. Satisfy all admission requirements to LSCPA.
  2. Complete the Recommended Program of Study.
  3. Successfully complete all required developmental courses.
  4. Earn a 2.0 Cumulative Grade Point Average for all courses in the Recommended Program of Study.
  5. Complete twenty five percent (25%) or more of the semester credit hours required for the Recommended Program of Study at LSCPA.
  6. No more than fifteen (15) semester credit hours of correspondence credit, and/or credit by examination combined may be used to satisfy degree requirements. No more than nine (9) semester credit hours may be correspondence courses.