The LSU Division of Continuing Education and LSU Independent and Distance Learning are pleased to provide undergraduate credit certificates in liberal studies, business communication, and human services designed for persons who do not have a college degree. Each program consists of five courses (four required courses and one elective), totaling 15 semester hours of college credit. The LSU Certificate in Accounting program is for individuals with a college degree who enroll in college-level accounting courses through distance learning in order to achieve career goals. LSU offers the credit accounting and business courses needed to advance your knowledge and update your skills. The certificate recognizes the completion of a significant number of additional undergraduate credits in accounting and business law that are not part of an undergraduate degree program.