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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Clay is a living material and has such human qualities. Working with clay, students become more empathic. They develop a sense of care because they have to carry their vessel from a clumsy lump of clay into something that’s of use, which has worth and meaning. That’s what pottery is.

Janet Neuwalder
Adjunct Faculty
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
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The work I've done has prepared me for the demands I face in pursuing medical school by allowing me the opportunity to develop the skills to interpret data, analyze information, and drive the intellectual process.

Brittany Smolarski '16

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Environmental Science
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My hope is to help equip our students to be transformative leaders in the global effort to create a more just and sustainable environmental future. My courses seek to elucidate both human impacts on environmental systems and the impacts of environmental change on society.

Robert Dull
Associate Professor
Chair of Earth and Environmental Science Department