Majors and Minors

Major Minor
Chinese Studies 32 credits 20 credits
Environmental Studies* 40 credits 24 credits
Gender, Sexuality, & Race Studies* 32 credits 20 credits
Global Studies* 32 credits 20 credits
Individualized Major see course catalog
Publishing and Printing Arts* 24 credits
Scandinavian Area Studies 40 credits 24 credits

*Requires a primary or complimentary major or minor.

Chinese Studies

Pacific Lutheran University offers a unique program for students interested in weaving their future within China’s through pursuit of an international career or through study abroad and travel.

Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies is an interdisciplinary program that focuses on the relationships between humans and the environment.

First-Year Experience

PLU’s unique, one-of-a-kind program offers incoming students a chance to learn more about themselves and improve their academic skills as they enter the university system.

Global Studies

The Global Studies Program aims to encourage and enable students to achieve global literacy defined as a multidisciplinary approach to contending perspectives on global problems, their historical origins, and their possible solutions.

International Honors

The International Honors Program is a rigorous alternative to the General Education Program at Pacific Lutheran University.

Publishing and Printing Arts

One of the longest running and most comprehensive undergraduate programs in publishing studies in North America.

Gender, Sexuality, and Race Studies

Gender, Sexuality, and Race explores the role of gender, sexuality, and race in society and culture.