Disaster Science and Management

Disaster Science & Management

You are cool under pressure. When others panic, you look for solutions.


About Disaster Science Management 

In this concentration you will learn to help communities in crisis establish strategies to plan effectively for mitigation of adverse effects of, response to, and recovery from disasters.


Possible Careers

  • Building and facility inspector
  • Crisis manager
  • Disaster mitigation planner
  • Emergency field coordinator
  • Emergency preparation coordinator
  • Preparedness trainer


Program Requirements

Once you're an LSU student, you'll need to meet the requirements below to continue pursuing this major.

  • 2.0 GPA in all coursework (2.5 GPA for transfer)
  • grade of “C” or better in ENGL 1001
  • 3 hours completed in a general education analytical reasoning course
  • 2.5 GPA required for Psychology, Communication Disorders, Secondary Education: English, Secondary Education: History, Secondary Education: French, and Secondary Education: Spanish majors

Email hss@lsu.edu or call 225-578-3141 for more information.

Senior College

College of Humanities & Social Sciences




B.A., Bachelor of Arts

Course Load by Subject Area

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  • History & Law: ⚫︎⚫︎⚪︎
  • Visual Art: ⚫︎⚪︎⚪︎
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