The academic program at Texas Lutheran University is designed to provide students with a well-rounded education in the liberal arts and sciences while providing an atmosphere for realistic application in today’s fast paced world and competitive society. Whether a student seeks direct employment after graduation or plans to attend graduate school, the academic foundation at Texas Lutheran serves to strengthen those personal goals.
Degrees Available at TLU
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Bachelor of Music (B.M.)
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)
Master of Accountancy (M.A.)

General Requirements
1. Foundations of Liberal Education 21 semester hours
2. Core Competencies 0-33 semester hours
3. Distributions of Liberal Education 30 semester hours
4. Co-Curricular Modules 4 Modules
5. The Major 24-60* semester hours
6. Supporting Courses 0-42* semester hours
7. Electives 0-25 semester hours

*See specific requirements for each degree in the Course Catalog.
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Second Baccalaureate Degree Requirements
Student may earn a bachelor's degree in multiple disciplines or earn two bachelor's degrees concurrently. Students may earn an additional bachelor's degree if one has already been acquired from a regionally accredited instutution by completing a minimum of 33 semester hours at TLU.
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TLU Reader
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This book was written to help Texas Lutheran University students enter into a community of learning that spans many generations of Texas Lutheran graduates, faculty, staff, and friends. Through chapters written by TLU’s staff members and faculty from diverse disciplines, the readers are introduced to the foundational motivations, commitments, habits, goals, and vision that arise out of our educational mission. The TLU Reader shows what it means to become educated people on a journey of life-long learning.
TLU Reader authors sit down to talk about what liberal education means at Texas Lutheran University. Together, they have entered into a conversation that is as old as human beings.