Louisiana State University has been operational for more than 60 years. Located in Shreveport, La., it is one of the leading universities in the United States. Approved by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the university enrolls more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students annually. It offers different colleges for business administration, education and human development, liberal arts and sciences. The university offers various intercollegiate, intramural and recreational sports programs, such as girl s and boy s basketball, cheerleading, golf, track and field, cross-country, baseball, tennis, badminton, swimming, soccer, and softball. Its courses include liberal arts education, vocational and instrumental music, professional studies and teacher education, elementary and secondary education, reading and instructional technology, media management, English and mathematics, business management, economics, and world history. Louisiana State University also offers majors in neuroscience, childhood education, mass communication, agricultural and industrial arts, and foreign languages and literatures.