We know you learn best when you can roll up your sleeves and dive in. That's why we offer hands-on opportunities that give you the freedom to explore your passion through real-world work and prepare for a fulfilling career.

Academic Programs

Choosing the right major starts with a simple question: What are you passionate about?

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University Honors Program

If you're ready for an academic challenge worthy of your ambition, look no further.

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Our Faculty

Our professors are invested in your personal and academic success from day one.

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Engage the world with integrity.

We cultivate a liberal arts learning environment that is student-centered, welcoming, and inclusive. We encourage students, faculty, and staff to explore and expand knowledge and to contribute their talents and abilities to fully engage their communities and world with integrity.​

The Cal Lutheran Experience

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Our students enjoy learning about, understanding and participating in the whole discovery process: how information in our textbooks and on the internet is generated. That process has to be holistic and we try to have students participate in the classroom, in discussion with peers and faculty, through research in the laboratory and out in the field, as well as learning what role in that process they will enjoy in their careers.

Chad Barber
Assistant Professor
Political Science
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Understanding how knowledge is produced is a critical element of democratic citizenship. Working with students on research projects gives them the tools to be effective decision makers that can know the difference between good and bad truth claims.

Jose Marichal
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My favorite courses this semester are Physio Psychology and Human Cognition. These are part of my Psychology major. I love the teacher-student interaction that I get from both my majors. Professors form a mentor-like relationship with their students and that is what I like.

Salvador Brito '16
Psychology, Biochemistry