First-Year

Majors

Areas of Study

At PLU, there are many different undergraduate degrees available. There are also many types of degrees that have several areas of emphasis. It is a great way to pursue a course of study that is perfect for you. Students may also choose to pursue multiple disciplines as part of a double major or a major-minor combination. In most cases, students can minor in any discipline that offers a major. Follow the links below for more information.

Area
Type
Department
Division
AccountingCertificateBusinessSchool of Business
Actuarial ScienceMinorMathematicsDivision of Natural Sciences
AnthropologyMajorAnthropologyDivision of Social Sciences
Art HistoryMinorArt & DesignSchool of Arts & Communication
BA/BFA in Acting/DirectingMajorCommunication & TheatreSchool of Arts & Communication
BA/BFA in Design/Technical TheatreMajorCommunication & TheatreSchool of Arts & Communication
Bachelor of Arts in Art HistoryMajorArt & DesignSchool of Arts & Communication
Bachelor of Arts in CommunicationMajorCommunication & TheatreSchool of Arts & Communication
Bachelor of Arts in MusicMajorMusicSchool of Arts & Communication
Bachelor of Arts in Studio ArtsMajorArt & DesignSchool of Arts & Communication
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio ArtsMajorArt & DesignSchool of Arts & Communication
Bachelor of Music in PerformanceMajorMusicSchool of Arts & Communication
Bachelor of Musical ArtsMajorMusicSchool of Arts & Communication
Bachelors of Music EducationMajorMusicSchool of Arts & Communication
BiologyMajorBiologyDivision of Natural Sciences
Business AdministrationMajorBusinessSchool of Business
Business AdministrationMinorBusinessSchool of Business
Business Administration (Finance)ConcentrationBusinessSchool of Business
Business Administration (Management and Human Resources)ConcentrationBusinessSchool of Business
Business Administration (Marketing)ConcentrationBusinessSchool of Business
Business Administration (Professional Accounting)ConcentrationBusinessSchool of Business
Business Marketing (Specialized Minor)MinorBusinessSchool of Business
CeramicsConcentrationArt & DesignSchool of Arts & Communication
ChemistryMajorChemistryDivision of Natural Sciences
Chinese LanguageMinorLanguages & LiteraturesDivision of Humanities
Chinese StudiesMajorInterdisciplinary StudiesDivision of Humanities
ClassicsMajorLanguages & LiteraturesDivision of Humanities
CoachingMinorKinesiologySchool of Education and Kinesiology
CommunicationMinorCommunication & TheatreSchool of Arts & Communication
Communication StudiesConcentrationCommunication & TheatreSchool of Arts & Communication
CompositionConcentrationMusicSchool of Arts & Communication
Computer Science & Computer EngineeringMajorComputer Science & EngineeringDivision of Natural Sciences
Conflict & Global PeacebuildingConcentrationCommunication & TheatreSchool of Arts & Communication
Conflict ResolutionMinorPolitical ScienceDivision of Social Sciences
Dance PerformanceMinorCommunication & TheatreSchool of Arts & Communication
Dance PerformanceMinorCommunication & TheatreSchool of Arts & Communication
EconomicsMajorEconomicsDivision of Social Sciences
EducationMajorEducationSchool of Education and Kinesiology
Education (Biology)EndorsementEducationSchool of Education and Kinesiology
Education (Chemistry)EndorsementEducationSchool of Education and Kinesiology
Education (Earth Science)EndorsementEducationSchool of Education and Kinesiology
Education (English as a Second Language)EndorsementEducationSchool of Education and Kinesiology
Education (English)EndorsementEducationSchool of Education and Kinesiology
Education (English/Language Arts)EndorsementEducationSchool of Education and Kinesiology
Education (Health/Fitness)EndorsementEducationSchool of Education and Kinesiology
Education (History)EndorsementEducationSchool of Education and Kinesiology
Education (Mathematics)EndorsementEducationSchool of Education and Kinesiology
Education (Music)EndorsementEducationSchool of Education and Kinesiology
Education (Physics)EndorsementEducationSchool of Education and Kinesiology
Education (Reading)EndorsementEducationSchool of Education and Kinesiology
Education (Science)EndorsementEducationSchool of Education and Kinesiology
Education (Social Studies)EndorsementEducationSchool of Education and Kinesiology
Education (Special Education)EndorsementEducationSchool of Education and Kinesiology
Education (Visual Art)EndorsementEducationSchool of Education and Kinesiology
Education (World Languages)EndorsementEducationSchool of Education and Kinesiology
Electrical EngineeringMinorComputer Science & EngineeringDivision of Natural Sciences
Engineering Science (3-2)MajorPhysicsDivision of Natural Sciences
EnglishMajorEnglishDivision of Humanities
English as a Second LanguageCertificateLanguages & LiteraturesDivision of Humanities
Environmental StudiesMajorEnvironmental StudiesDivision of Natural Sciences
Exercise & Sport PsychologyMinorKinesiologySchool of Education and Kinesiology
FrenchMajorLanguages & LiteraturesDivision of Humanities
GeosciencesMajorGeosciencesDivision of Natural Sciences
GermanMajorLanguages & LiteraturesDivision of Humanities
Global StudiesComplementary MajorGlobal StudiesDivision of Social Sciences
Graphic DesignConcentrationArt & DesignSchool of Arts & Communication
GreekMinorLanguages & LiteraturesDivision of Humanities
Hispanic StudiesMajorLanguages & LiteraturesDivision of Humanities
HistoryMajorHistoryDivision of Social Sciences
InstrumentalConcentrationMusicSchool of Arts & Communication
JournalismConcentrationCommunication & TheatreSchool of Arts & Communication
K-12 ChoralConcentrationMusicSchool of Arts & Communication
K-12 Instrumental (Band)ConcentrationMusicSchool of Arts & Communication
K-12 Instrumental (Orchestra)ConcentrationMusicSchool of Arts & Communication
KinesiologyMajorKinesiologySchool of Education and Kinesiology
Kinesiology (Exercise Science)ConcentrationKinesiologySchool of Education and Kinesiology
Kinesiology (Health & Fitness Education)ConcentrationKinesiologySchool of Education and Kinesiology
Kinesiology (Health & Fitness Promotion)ConcentrationKinesiologySchool of Education and Kinesiology
Kinesiology (Pre-Physical Therapy)ConcentrationKinesiologySchool of Education and Kinesiology
LatinMinorLanguages & LiteraturesDivision of Humanities
LiteratureMinorEnglishDivision of Humanities
MarketingMinorCommunication & TheatreSchool of Arts & Communication
MathematicsMajorMathematicsDivision of Natural Sciences
Military SciencePre-professional AdvisingROTCDivision of Social Sciences
Music (General)MinorMusicSchool of Arts & Communication
Music (Specialized)MinorMusicSchool of Arts & Communication
Music (Voice)ConcentrationMusicSchool of Arts & Communication
Music CompositionConcentrationMusicSchool of Arts & Communication
NorwegianMajorLanguages & LiteraturesDivision of Humanities
NursingMajorNursingSchool of Nursing
OrganConcentrationMusicSchool of Arts & Communication
PaintingConcentrationArt & DesignSchool of Arts & Communication
Personal TrainingMinorKinesiologySchool of Education and Kinesiology
PhilosophyMajorPhilosophyDivision of Humanities
PhotographyConcentrationArt & DesignSchool of Arts & Communication
PhysicsMajorPhysicsDivision of Natural Sciences
Political ScienceMajorPolitical ScienceDivision of Social Sciences
Pre-Athletic TrainingMinorKinesiologySchool of Education and Kinesiology
Pre-LawPre-professional AdvisingPre LawDivision of Social Sciences
Pre-Med/Health SciencesPre-professional AdvisingHealth SciencesDivision of Natural Sciences
Printing & Publishing ArtsMinorEnglishDivision of Humanities
PrintmakingConcentrationArt & DesignSchool of Arts & Communication
PsychologyMajorPsychologyDivision of Social Sciences
Public AffairsMinorPolitical ScienceDivision of Social Sciences
Public Relations & AdvertisingConcentrationCommunication & TheatreSchool of Arts & Communication
Publishing & Printing ArtsMinorArt & DesignSchool of Arts & Communication
ReligionMajorReligionDivision of Humanities
Scandinavian Area StudiesMajorScandivian Area StudiesDivision of Humanities
SculptureConcentrationArt & DesignSchool of Arts & Communication
Social WorkMajorSocial WorkDivision of Social Sciences
SociologyMajorSociologyDivision of Social Sciences
StatisticsMinorMathematicsDivision of Natural Sciences
Studio ArtsMinorArt & DesignSchool of Arts & Communication
TheatreMinorCommunication & TheatreSchool of Arts & Communication
Theological StudiesPre-professional AdvisingReligionDivision of Humanities
Women's & Gender StudiesComplementary MajorWomen's & Gender StudiesDivision of Social Sciences
WritingMinorEnglishDivision of Humanities