COLLEGE OF APPLIED & NATURAL SCIENCES

The College of Applied and Natural Sciences at Louisiana Tech University provides students with skills that will help them succeed in the workplace and beyond. Our students focus their work in one of two broad areas – natural resources or the health sciences.

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Grandin lecture sold out

Dr. Temple Grandin, professor of animal science at Colorado State University, consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior, and autism spokesperson, will speak Dec. 6 in Howard Auditorium on the Louisiana Tech University campus.

The event is now sold out. 

Grandin’s talk will be presented as a part of the kick-off celebration for the ENRICH (Education and Research in Children’s Health) Center, which works to enrich environmental, psychosocial, and physical health outcomes for children through research, education, and outreach.

Welcome to the College of Applied and Natural Sciences

The College of Applied and Natural Sciences (ANS) at Louisiana Tech University provides students with skills that will help them succeed in the workplace and beyond. Faculty and staff are focused on student success, and they help our students to learn critical thinking and analytical reasoning skills, to conduct research and inquiry, and then to communicate their scientific advances in an effective manner.

Through service to local, state, national, and global communities, ANS students, faculty, and staff seek to increase the University’s impact on our world.

In 2016, ANS celebrated its 20th anniversary. The College was born from a merger of the College of Life Sciences and the College of Human Ecology. More than 1,800 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs in the College.

Academic Programs

Agricultural Sciences & Forestry

Biological Sciences

Health Informatics & Information Management

Human Ecology

Nursing

Meet our campus community

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Caroline Hill

Sophomore – Biology – from Ruston, Louisiana

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Dr. Jamie Newman

Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences
CBERS, The Newman Lab

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Leu Strange Wilder

1957 – Home Economics
2018-19 ANS Distinguished Alumna

 Future Students

Ready to join the College of Applied & Natural Sciences? We have a degree program for you!

 Alumni

The future is bright in the College of Applied & Natural Sciences. Help us grow.

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Research & Outreach

Students at all levels in the College of Applied and Natural Sciences have the opportunity to engage in research and outreach activities. These activities allow our students and faculty to learn while engaging with external groups, strengthening our students’ connections and ability to find graduate study opportunities and jobs.