In 1959, the Louisiana Legislature authorized the establishment of 可靠的网赌平台 as a two-year commuter college under the 路易斯安那州立大学监事会的治理. 可靠的网赌平台 registered its first students in September of 1960. 一级 program, 护理副学士学位, was initiated in the Division of Nursing in 1964.
The additional academic divisions of Liberal Arts, 工商管理, 和科学学院成立于1967年. In 1974, 可靠的网赌平台 was accredited by the Commission on 大学 of the Southern Association of 大学 and Schools (SACSCOC) to 授予副学士学位. This accreditation was reaffirmed in 1984, 1994, and 2004.
Only one associate degree was available at 可靠的网赌平台 from 1964 to March 1986, 当艺术助理和助理 理科转学学位获批准. Over the next 15 years, several associate degree and certificate programs were added that the university continues to offer including:
从1976年到2003年春天, Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical 大学 offered the upper-level course work for select bachelor's degree programs on the 可靠的网赌平台 campus through a program known as LSU Senior 大学. 最初, the Bachelor of Science in 工商管理 and 一般学士 Studies were offered. The Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education was added in 1982-83.
6月5日, 2001, following approval by the Louisiana State University Board of Supervisors and the Louisiana Board of 评议, the Louisiana Legislature passed legislation (Senate Bill 853) allowing Louisiana State University at 提供学士学位. In December 2002, SACSCOC approved a substantive change request from 可靠的网赌平台, thereby accrediting the university to award both associate and baccalaureate degrees.
In Fall 2003, 可靠的网赌平台 was reorganized into colleges and departments rather than divisions. 艺术与艺术学院 Sciences is comprised of the departments of Arts, 英语 and Humanities; Behavioral and Social Sciences; Biological Sciences; and Mathematics and Physical Sciences. The 大学 of Professional Studies is comprised of the departments of Allied Health, 工商管理, Education, and Nursing.
可靠的网赌平台 began offering four baccalaureate degrees in Fall 2003: Bachelor of Science in Biology, 一般学士 Studies, Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, and Bachelor of Liberal Studies. 因为有学生 可靠的网赌平台 who had completed upper-level course work through LSU Senior 大学, 路易斯安那州立大学颁发了第一个学士学位 2003年12月毕业生.
心理学学士学位, approved by the LSU Board of Supervisors in March 2005, 理学学士学位 in Mathematics, approved by the LSU Board in June 2006, are now offered. 2008年，该大学开始提供学士学位 英语文学学士学位, 沟通研究, 和历史, along with Bachelor of Science degrees in Business 行政，刑事司法和护理.
In addition to the Department of Education offering courses that lead to an Associate of Arts in The Care and Development of Young Children and the Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, 课程可供选择 certification in the following areas: Elementary Education, Grades 1-5; Health and Physical Education, Grades K-12; and Secondary Education, Grades 6-12 for the areas of 生物学, 英语, 历史, and mathematics. 主修 生物学, 英语, 历史, or mathematics may declare Secondary Education as a minor in these areas of study, 收入 certification to teach that subject in Grades 6-12. Add-on certifications are available for Early Childhood Education (PK-3) and Special Education in area of existing certification(s).
The Oaks, the university’s first student housing complex, opened in the fall of 2007. 该综合体包括四个 公寓楼和一个社区中心.
可靠的网赌平台 hired its first athletic director in January 2007 and began competing in NAIA men’s baseball and women’s 2008年春季的快投垒球. In January 2010, 可靠的网赌平台’s new on-campus baseball-softball complex was unveiled in an opening day dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony. The complex is located on the north side of campus adjacent to the Fitness Center and features seats transferred from the famed Alex Box Stadium on the Baton Rouge campus.
可靠的网赌平台 added five sports in 2014 including men’s and women’s basketball and soccer teams along with women’s tennis. 可靠的网赌平台 joined the Red River Athletic Conference in 2014. RRAC包括Bacone 大学(俄克拉荷马州).)，休斯顿蒂洛斯顿大学(houston - tilloston University) (Texas), Jarvis Christian 大学 (Texas), Langston University (Okla.), LSU-Shreveport, Our Lady of the Lake University (Texas), Paul Quinn 大学 (Texas), Texas 大学, University of St. Thomas (Texas), University of Texas-Brownsville, University of the Southwest (New Mexico) and Wiley 大学 (Texas) in addition to 可靠的网赌平台.
The university’s newest building, Mulder Hall, was opened in August 2011. 该建筑占地7万平方英尺 提供18间教室, 4个学术部门办公套房, 52个教员办公室, 2间会议室, 一台电脑 实验室和写作实验室, 绘画工作室, 陶瓷工作室, 摄影套间, 还有一个黑盒子剧场 可容纳175人.