Don't worry you are not alone! Many freshmen enter college not sure of their major. Wayne Perrin advises students who are undecided in their major, to take classes that are valuable in a wide variety of disciplines. Requirements for several semesters of core curriculum classes can be fulfilled before a student makes his final decision on a degree focus.
All of your classes will be taught by real professors, not teaching assistants. The student/teacher ratio is 13 to 1 so you'll get lots of personal attention. Your professor will know who you are and you'll get to know them, too. Take a look at some of your future professors here.
All students are required to take 12 hours of Bible as a part of their course of study. There are numerous interesting Bible classes from which to choose.
Transfer students are required to take ten percent of their hours (or at least two classes) at Lubbock Christian University in Bible.
Yes! We have an entire department devoted to support our students. The Center for Student Success offers Tutoring Services to students who might need assistance.
Yes, the Center for Student Success offers disability services.
Yes. Students who are enrolled in high school honors classes offering the advanced placement program should consult with their counselors about registering for the Advanced Placement examinations given in May each year. LCU will award college credit for a minimum score of 3 on most AP exams.
CLEP tests can speed up your college career and earn college credit at a reduced price. For $89 per CLEP test plus an administration fee, you can receive 3-14 hours of college credit. CLEP tests are computer based and students have the opportunity to take all CLEP tests that are offered by the College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB). Contact the director of testing to schedule an appointment for testing.
The current academic calendar can be viewed here. LCU offers classes for fall, spring and summer sessions.
A full-time student takes at least 12 credit hours per semester. If you drop a course, withdraw from a course, or do not pass a course, and you fall below 12 credits during a semester, you are not considered a full time student during that semester. Athletes MUST have 12 credits to be eligible for varsity athletic participation.
By the end of your sophomore year you will need to declare a major. Talk with Career Services in the SUB if you need help assessing your strengths to see what major would be a good fit.
Yes! Many of our students study abroad through different programs. See what exciting opportunities you have with the programs offered here.
At LCU, you won't get lost in a crowd and can expect a more personal approach and emphasis on your individual growth—spiritually as well as academically. We are committed to passionately pursue your success in spiritual formation, intellectual growth, personal stewardship and leadership development. Our professors and staff want to prepare you for your career as well as help develop your character so that you can be an influential Christian leader in the work place, in your church and family.
Yes! The following are entrance requirements to LCU’s Honor College:
Click here to learn more about the Honors College.
Joining and maintaining membership in the Honors College provides students with an additional learning experience that goes beyond the regular classroom experience including small seminar classes, research assistantships, cultural enrichment opportunities, semester internships, and study abroad programs.