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Concordia University St. Paul

St. Paul, Minnesota

Mission Statement The mission of Concordia University, St. Paul, a university of The Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod, is to prepare students for thoughtful and informed living, for dedicated service to God and humanity, for enlightened care of God’s creation, all within the context of the Christian Gospel. Vision Statement The vision of Concordia University, St. Paul is to be acknowledged as the leading Lutheran university offering exceptional opportunities for students from all backgrounds who seek relevant career preparation and a challenging academic experience coupled with the insights of Lutheran theology. The Concordia Promise Concordia University, St. Paul empowers you to discover and engage your purpose for life, career and service in a dynamic, multicultural, urban environment where Christ is honored, all are welcome, and Lutheran convictions inform intellectual inquiry and academic pursuits.


Last Updated: 2021-01-15


Passport Block


The Passport Block listed here is for general information only.
Students must see the institution's website for access to its official block.

The purpose of the general education curriculum is to provide Concordia University students with the opportunity to grow in their ability to:

  1. discover, confront and explore unfamiliar information and ideas;
  2. use available academic resources and skills to think analytically, critically, and synthetically;
  3. use appropriate and current technology for research and problem solving; and
  4. ideally move beyond the academic data itself to formulate and express new insights and ideas

Students must take one course from the following list: 

 

 

Courses in Oral Communication
Courses in Courses in Oral Communication
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
COM 103 Interpersonal Communication
COM 212 Public Speaking

Take the following course: 

 

 

Course in Written Communication
Courses in Course in Written Communication
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ENG 120 College Writing

 Students must take one course from the following list: 

 

 

 

 

Courses in Quantitative Literacy
Courses in Courses in Quantitative Literacy
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
MAT 101 Contemporary Mathematics
MAT 110 Introduction to Probability and Statistics
MAT 165 Quantitative Reasoning for Nursing
MAT 200 Foundations of Elementary Mathematics

 Students must take one course from the Science list, in addition to, KHS 110:

 

 

Courses in Physical Science
Courses in Courses in Physical Science
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
CHE 115 General Chemistry I/Lab
PHS 221 General Physics I/Lab

Courses in Life Science
Courses in Courses in Life Science
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
BIO 120 General Biology I/Lab
KHS 110 Health Sciences

Courses in Life and Physical Science
Courses in Courses in Life and Physical Science
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
CHE 105 Chemistry for Health Sciences/Lab
SCI 120 Live Science: How Scientific Issues Impact Your Daily Life/Lab

 Students must take one course from the following list: 

 

Courses in Human Cultures
Courses in Courses in Human Cultures
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ECO 101 America in the Global Economy: Macroeconomics
GRK 211 Beginning Greek I
HIS 121 World History
HIS 267 Introduction to Latin America
HMG 201 Hmong Culture and Society
POL 243 Contemporary Global Problems
SPA 101 Beginning College Spanish I

 Critical Thinking 

Students must complete the critical thinking component of the general education block at Concordia University.  These courses are non-transferable and students must complete an introduction and intermediate theology course.  

Courses in Critical Thinking (Introduction)
Courses in Courses in Critical Thinking (Introduction)
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
THL 1o0 The Bibical Heritage of Christianity
THL 200 Scripture and its interpretation: A Global Introduction to the Bible

Three courses from the following General Education course list.  Students must take two Fine Arts courses from two different discliplines (Fine Arts - Music, Fine Arts - Theatre, and Fine Arts - Art) and one course in Literature.  

 

Courses in Fine Art -Art
Courses in Courses in Fine Art -Art
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ART 101 Approaching Art
ART 103 3D Design
ART 104 Introduction to Art History
ART 111 Drawing I
ART 221 Painting I
ART 241 Photography I
ART 261 Ceramics I
ART 342 Digital Photography

Courses in Fine Art - Music
Courses in Courses in Fine Art - Music
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
MUS 120 Listening to Life: Western Classical Music
MUS 121 Listening to Life: Global & Popular Music

Courses in Fine Art - Theatre
Courses in Courses in Fine Art - Theatre
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
THR 101 Introduction to Theatre
THR 160 Introduction to Dance
THR 221 Acting I
THR 251 Stagecraft

Course in Literature
Courses in Course in Literature
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ENG 155 Introduction to Literature


Teamwork and Value Systems 

Introduced or reinforced throughout the General Education curriculum.  No other courses/learning opportunities are required for this area. 

 

 Students must take one course from the History and Political Science list and one course from the Social and Behavioral Science list:

 

Courses in History and Political Science
Courses in Courses in History and Political Science
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
HIS 212 Introduction to History
HIS 220 Leaders in American Society
HIS 231 USA to 1877
HIS 233 USA since 1877
HMG 110 Introduction to Hmong History
POL 131 Government and Politics

Courses in Social and Behavioral Science
Courses in Courses in Social and Behavioral Science
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology
SOC 152 Introduction to Sociology


Program Highlights


Concordia University, St. Paul has 76 majors, 48 minors, 25 graduate programs, and 48 online programs.


Contact Info

Institutional Liaison: Lynn Lundquist
Contact for Students: Regina Stower




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