Academics at Luther

Luther's liberal arts education prepares you for complexity, diversity, and change. Our curriculum provides broad knowledge and the opportunity to go deep in a specific area of interest. By learning core skills such as communication and problem solving, you'll be ready to enter the real world with integrity and success. 

Majors, Minors, and Programs

Programs not marked in either major or minor column indicate course work only.

Program Major Minor
Accounting
Africana Studies
Asian Studies
Anthropology
Art
Art History
Athletic Training
Biblical Languages
Biology
Chemistry
Chinese
Classical Studies
Classics
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Dance
Data Science
Economics
Education
English
Environmental Studies
French
German
Health and Fitness Promotion
Health Education - Teaching
History
International Business
International Studies
Italian
Journalism
Linguistics
Management
Mathematics
Mathematics/Statistics
Museum Studies
Music
Nordic Studies
Nursing
Paideia
Philosophy
Physical Education - Exercise Physiology
Physical Education - Teaching
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Religion
Russian Studies
Social Welfare
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Theatre
Women and Gender Studies

Pre-Professional Programs


Interdisciplinary Major

Students may also develop an individualized interdisciplinary major, with the endorsement of the related departments and the registrar.


Undecided? You're not alone...

23% of first-year students at Luther have not declared a major by the end of their first year—and many students change their mind at least once.

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Alumni profile for Jennifer Tomscha '04.

Jennifer Tomscha '04

My classes and the community of fellow students and faculty at Luther challenged me to consider my obligations to others, both global and local.

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Phi Beta Kappa

Phi Beta Kappa Key

Love of learning is the guide of life.

Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest, most distinguished honor society in the country, promotes excellence in the liberal arts, and every year Luther's chapter brings leading scholars to campus and inducts students of high academic achievement. Learn more...