Degrees and Programs

Degrees & Programs

Types of Degrees and Programs

Lamar State College Orange offers Associate of Arts (AA), Associate of Science (AS), and Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees, alongside Certificates of Completion and online programs in a variety of career-related fields. Students that attend LSCO have an exceptional educational experience through personalized instruction and practical, hands-on learning opportunities that prepare them to achieve their personal and professional goals.

Find Your Program

Find Your Program

Whether you know exactly what degree you are looking for or want to explore different interests, our program finder can help you learn more about the degrees and programs offered at LSCO.

Program Finder

Explore Our Pathways

Lamar State College Orange offers six designated career pathways. Each pathway contains several specific instructional majors.

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Arts and Humanities

The Arts and Humanities pathway features communication, liberal arts, and sociology programs. Students in this pathway have an interest in creatively expressing themselves through their realm of study.

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Industry and Manufacturing

The Industry and Manufacturing pathway is designed for students interested in pursuing a career that supports the fabrication, processing, preparation, or transportation of products from raw materials to commodities. Some of the majors within this pathway include electromechanical technology, commercial truck driving, and welding.

Business students


The Business pathway is focused on preparing students for a career in or related to the business environment. Students have the opportunity to learn how to become a leader, organize people, plan activities, and work with numbers. Majors include business management, construction management, and real estate.

Cosmetologist student

Public Service

The Public Service pathway consists of coursework in cosmetology, teaching, court reporting, and criminal justice. Students develop planning and management skills while providing a range of different public services.

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Health Professions

The Health Professions pathway allows students to learn how to contribute positively to patient care by improving or maintaining the health of those they serve. Students in this pathway study nursing, dental assisting, emergency medical services, massage therapy, or pharmacy technology.

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Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics pathway teaches students to be critical thinkers and to demonstrate knowledge in logic, analysis, experimentation and project-based initiatives. This STEM-focused pathway includes information technology, computer science, and pre-engineering coursework.

Non-Credit Programs

Lamar State College Orange offers non-credit programs through Community and Workforce Education that are open for everyone to learn a new skill or complete training that represents achievement of specific marketable talents and self-defined educational goals. Non-credit areas offered include:

  • CDL (Commercial Truck Driving) Program
  • Certified Nurse Aide
  • Court Reporting
  • Cardiac Life Support
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Forklift Operator Training
  • Grow with Google
  • IV Therapy for Nursing Students
  • Maritime Program
  • Pharmacy IV Training
  • Phlebotomy 
  • Yamaha Marine Service Technology

Academic Support

As you begin your journey as a Gator, we want you to know that you will be supported in whichever pathway you choose. Learn more about our team and services, or schedule an appointment with an Academic Advisor.

Online Programs

LSCO Online

LSCO online provides convenient and flexible opportunities for continuing your education and reaching your goals. There are several associate degrees and certificates of completion offered fully online; at the same time, online course options for several of our pathways are also available. 

Online Programs

You’re More Than a Number

At LSCO, you’ll have a team of people - advisors, faculty members, and peers — who know your name and care deeply about your success.

15 Average Class Size
22:1 Student to Faculty Ratio
12 Completely Online Programs

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