With more than 150 years of education experience, Concordia University Chicago has long had a strong theology program with an overall focus on the liberal arts. 

As a student in Classical Liberal Studies, you will be challenged to make connections between history and modernity. Through rigorous study, you will apply classical concepts in a contemporary setting to address the needs of the 21st century church and world. You will draw on the strength of a broad variety of Concordia University Chicago’s programs, including music, theology and languages, as well as the quality of worship life on campus.


Classical Liberal Studies (BA)

Wisdom, eloquence and virtue—these are the qualities of a classically educated individual. If you are interested in a classical liberal arts education in the Lutheran tradition, the Classical Liberal Studies major at Concordia University Chicago is the ideal program to facilitate your pursuit of knowledge.

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