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Biology
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute program has attracted 50 undergrad research students over the past 3 years
Biology
We have scholarships available for deserving students!
Gerontology
We are the first to offer the Certificate in Gerontology
Psychology
The program provides a degree opportunity that is within a manageable distance from home for many in the region
Gerontology
We developed the first Center on Aging in Louisiana
Biology
We have dedicated Pre-Med Advisors who guide students through the curriculum & medical school applications
Occupational Therapy
100% of OTA practitioners in the region's school systems are ͼ graduates
Political Science
Our faculty have received the SGA’s Faculty Award of Excellence for each of the last three years
Biology
Our graduates have proceeded to earn Ph.D.’s, MD’s, DVMs
Pharmacy
According to statistics, employment of pharmacists is expected to grow by 22% between 2006 and 2016
Biology
The Biology Department celebrated its 50th anniversary this year!
Biology
Our undergraduate courses encompass organismal biology, cell & molecular biology, ecology and evolution
Biology
Our undergraduate research students have presented papers at professional meetings & have won awards for their research
History
Dr. Terry Jones, textbook author, is highly regarded nationally as a leading Civil War historian
Biology
Our museum's herbaria & fish collections serve as important teaching tools for our students
Biology
We have the most diverse undergraduate course offerings at all levels in northern Louisiana
Occupational Therapy
ͼ's OTA program one of only two in Louisiana
Biology
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute program provides research & learning opportunities in molecular biology
World Languages-French
We offer an Interdisciplinary Global Studies Concentration for French majors
History
We have secured participation in a grant to host and teach at Teaching American History (TAH) Institute
Biology
ͼ's Biology Master’s program includes active research in cell & molecular Biology, field biology and ecology and evolution
Biology
Our student acceptance rate into medical school is 60%
Pharmacy
ͼ has the only state-supported Doctor of Pharmacy program in Louisiana
Psychology
Employment of psychologists is expected to grow 15% from 2006 to 2016, faster than the average for all occupations
Finance
Our students are selected to help with the development of Mutual Funds
Political Science
Since its inception ('06-'07), the department has grown from 1 to over 70 majors by the end of '09-'10 academic year
Biology
Over the past 4 years, 100% of our grad students have either found jobs or have continued their education
Finance
Our faculty have published numerous refereed journal articles
Education: Curriculum and Instruction
Almost all graduates are employed with permanent teaching positions within six months
Gerontology
We are the only university in Louisiana to offer the M.A. Degree in Gerontology
World Languages-French
We offer study abroad programs in France
Occupational Therapy
90% of the OTA practitioners in the northeast Louisiana region are ͼ graduates
Biology
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute program has attracted 173 pre-college students over the past 3 years
Biology
Several of our graduate and undergraduate students have conducted research abroad (eg. Chile, Taiwan)
Biology
Our Museum of Natural History has one of the largest herbaria & fish collections in the Southeast U.S.

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Unmanned Aircraft Systems Management
Kinesiology
Art
World Languages-Spanish
Speech-Language Pathology
Occupational Therapy
Criminal Justice
Atmospheric Science
Medical Laboratory Science
Music

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