Jul 19, 2024  
Academic Catalog 2023-2024 
Academic Catalog 2023-2024

Academic Catalog 2023-2024

Welcome to Pacific University’s Academic Catalog.

The catalog contains policies, processes, and details for all academic programs offered by the university. Whether you’re an applicant or an enrolled Pacific student, this site will provide information and/or links to details so you can achieve your academic goals.


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Pacific University has made reasonable efforts to ensure that the information contained in the catalog is accurate at the time of publication, but reserves the right to change the catalog or any University requirements, regulations, policies or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, the right to discontinue courses, change requirements for admission and graduation, or adjust fees. Although notice is not required for any change to take effect, the University will make reasonable attempts to notify students of any changes through web or email announcements, or other methods deemed appropriate by University administration. Students are responsible for understanding requirements of the University and making themselves aware of any changes. The information in this catalog, as well as any other regulations, polices, or procedures of the University, is for informational purposes only and does not constitute an agreement or contract between Pacific University and students, staff or faculty.



The academic catalog is published annually by August 10 and may continue to be updated and edited until the Friday before the start of each Fall semester. At that time, the catalog is considered finalized and official. Any changes to policy or curriculum after that date (August 28, 2023) shall be published as an amendment.  Any additional information shall be published as an addendum.



It is the policy of Pacific University not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion or religious creed, disability, sex or gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, military, veteran or Vietnam Era status, or any other protected classification recognized by applicable law, in admission, access to, or treatment in employment, educational programs or activities as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, or any other applicable state or federal law, or city ordinance.