Advising guides are for advising purposes only and do not denote a contract with the student or Pacific Lutheran University. The advising guides are for individual majors only. Contact Academic Advising and/or Department/Program chairs if interested in completing multiple majors and minors. Many programs have specific deadlines for application or declaration - contact the department or program chair for information. The information provided is accurate as of April 2013, please check back frequently as some things may have changed. The university reserves the right to make necessary changes at its discretion.
General Degree Requirements
- A minimum of 128 semester hours must be completed with a GPA of 2.00 or higher.
- In addition to the requirements for the major, students must complete all other requirements of the University as listed in the catalog.
- At least 8 semester hours for the major must be taken in residence at PLU.
Click on any of the below Division or School for information on individual majors.
Division of Humanities
(Departments of English, Languages & Literatures, Philosophy, Religion)
Division of Natural Sciences
(Departments of Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science & Computer Engineering, Geosciences, Mathematics, Physics)
Division of Social Sciences
(Departments of Anthropology, Economics, History, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology and Social Work)
School of Arts and Communication
(Departments of Art & Design, Communication & Theatre, Music)
School of Education and Movement Studies
(Departments of Instructional Development & Leadership, Movement Studies & Wellness Education)
(Chinese Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies, International Honors, Publishing & Printing Arts, Scandinavian Area Studies, Women & Gender Studies)