Catalog 2013-2014

Undergraduate Programs and Curricula Information

ACADEMIC STRUCTURE 

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

 Division of Humanities
  • English
  • Languages and Literatures
  • Philosophy
  • Religion
 Division of Natural Sciences
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science and Computer Engineering
  • Geosciences
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
 Division of Social Sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Economics
  • History
  • Marriage and Family Therapy (Graduate Level Only)
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
SCHOOL OF ARTS AND COMMUNICATION
  • Art & Design
  • Communication and Theatre
  • Music
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AND KINESIOLOGY
  • Education
  • Kinesiology
SCHOOL OF NURSING
INTERDISCIPLINARY PROGRAMS
  • Chinese Studies
  • Environmental Studies
  • Global Studies
  • Publishing and Printing Arts
  • Scandinavian Area Studies
  • Women’s and Gender Studies
OTHER ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
  • International Honors Program
  • Military Science
  • Wang Center for Global Education (Study Away)


DEGREES
Bachelor's Degrees
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication (B.A.C.)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Education (B.A.E.)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology (B.A.K.)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.)
  • Bachelor of Music (B.M.)
  • Bachelor of Musical Arts (B.M.A.)
  • Bachelor of Music Education (B.M.E)
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.)
  • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (B.S.K.)
MAJORS (UNDERGRADUATE)
  • Anthropology (B.A.) 
  • Art History (B.A.) 
  • Biology (B.A., B.S.)
  • Business Administration (B.B.A.)
    • Concentrations:
      • Accounting
      • Finance
      • Management and Human Resources
      • Marketing
      • Individualized
  • Chemistry (B.A., B.S.)
    • Areas (B.S.):
      • General
      • Biochemistry Emphasis
      • Chemistry-Physics Emphasis
  • Chinese Studies (Interdisciplinary B.A.)
  • Classical Languages (Interdepartmental B.A.)
  • Classical Studies (Interdepartmental B.A.)
  • Communication (B.A.C.)
    • Concentrations:
      • Communication Studies
      • Conflict and Global Peacebuilding
      • Journalism
      • Public Relations/Advertising
  • Computer Engineering (B.S.)
  • Computer Science (B.A., B.S.)
  • Economics (B.A.)
    • Concentrations:
      • Domestic Economic Analysis
      • International Economic Analysis
      • Mathematical Economics
      • The Modern Economic Enterprise
  • Elementary Education (B.A.E.)
    • Endorsements:
      • Elementary Education
      • Elementary with Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education
      • Elementary Reading
      • Dual Elementary with Special Education
  • Secondary Education (B.A.E.)
    • Endorsements:
      • Biology
      • Chemistry
      • Chinese
      • Earth and Space Science
      • English Language Arts
      • English Language Learners (ELL)
      • French
      • German
      • Health and Fitness
      • History
      • Mathematics
      • Middle-Level Humanities
      • Middle-Level Mathematics
      • Middle-Level Science
      • Music
      • Physics
      • Science
      • Social Studies
      • Spanish
      • Special Education
      • Theatre Arts
      • Visual Arts
  • Engineering Dual-Degree: (Physics B.A.; Chemistry B.A.)
  • English (B.A.)
    • Emphases:
      • Literature
      • Writing
  • Environmental Studies (Interdisciplinary B.A.)
  • French (B.A.)
  • Geosciences (B.A., B.S.)
  • German (B.A.)
  • Global Studies (Interdisciplinary B.A.)
    • Concentrations:
      • Development and Social Justice
      • Responses to International Violence and Conflict
      • World Health
      • Globalization and Trade
      • Transnational Movements and Cultural Diversity
  • Hispanic Studies (B.A.)
  • History (B.A.)
  • Individualized Major (B.A.)
  • Kinesiology (B.A.K)
    • Concentrations
      • Health and Fitness Education (with or without Certification)
      • Health and Fitness Promotion
  • Kinesiology (B.S.K.)
    • Concentrations:
      • Exercise Science
      • Pre-Physical Therapy
  • Mathematics (B.A., B.S.)
  • Mathematics Education (B.S.)
  • Mathematics, Financial (B.S.)
  • Music (B.A., B.M., B.M.A., B.M.E.)
    • Concentrations (B.M.)
      • Composition
      • Instrumental
      • Organ
      • Piano
      • Voice
    • Concentrations (B.M.E.)
      • K-12 Choral
      • K-12 Instrumental (Band)
      • K-12 Instrumental (Orchestra)
  • Norwegian (B.A.)
  • Nursing (B.S.N)
  • Outreach Education (B.A.E.)- pending approval by PLU Board of Regents, Fall 2013
  • Philosophy (B.A.)
  • Physics (B.A., B.S.)
  • Physics, Applied (B.S.)
  • Political Science (B.A.)
  • Psychology (B.A., B.S.)
  • Religion (B.A.)
  • Scandinavian Area Studies (Interdisciplinary B.A.)
  • Social Work (B.A.)
  • Sociology (B.A.)
  • Studio Arts (B.A., B.F.A)
    • Concentrations (B.F.A.):
      • Ceramics
      • Graphic Design
      • Painting
      • Photography
      • Printmaking
      • Sculpture
  • Theatre (B.A., B.F.A.)
    • Concentrations:
      • Acting/Directing
      • Design/Technical
  • Women’s and Gender Studies (Interdisciplinary B.A.)
MINORS
  • Actuarial Science
  • Anthropology
  • Art History
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Business Administration, Specialized
  • Chemistry
  • Children’s Literature and Culture
  • Chinese
  • Chinese Studies
  • Classical Studies
  • Coaching
  • Communication
  • Computer Science
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Dance Performance
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Studies
  • Exercise and Sport Psychology
  • French
  • Geosciences
  • German
  • Global Studies
  • Greek
  • Health Services
  • Hispanic Studies
  • History
  • Kinesiology - General Studies
  • Latin
  • Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Music - General
  • Music - Specialized
  • Music - Specialized, Jazz
  • Nonprofit Leadership - effective Spring 2014, pending approval by PLU Board of Regents, Fall 2013)
  • Norwegian
  • Personal Training
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Pre-Athletic Training
  • Psychology
  • Public Affairs
  • Publishing and Printing Arts
  • Religion
  • Sociology
  • Social Work
  • Statistics
  • Studio Arts
  • Theatre
  • Women’s and Gender Studies
  • Writing