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EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM:

WKU WEATHER ALERT:

ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

General Education - prior to Fall 2014

Prior to Fall 2014:

The 2001-2014 General Education Program identified ten core competencies, published in the Undergraduate Catalog provides a foundation for professional success.  Pertinent information about the program and requirements follows: 

WKU students enrolled prior to the fall 2014 semester will continue to follow the General Education Requirements. This set of requirements is an integral part of the undergraduate curriculum that both complements and supports the student's preparation in their major specific field. Regardless of a major in Accounting, English, Sport Management, etc., students are required to meet general education requirements. There are specific courses that may benefit students and this information will be conveyed the students by their academic advisor to ensure students are maximizing their experience with general education.

Fall 2014 and On:

WKU students whose first semester at the university is fall 2014 or later must meet the Colonnade Program Requirements. This set of requirements is an integral part of the undergraduate curriculum that both complements and supports the student's preparation in their major specific field. Regardless of a major in Accounting, English, Sport Management, etc., students are required to meet the Colonnade Program requirements. There are specific courses that may benefit students and this information will be conveyed the students by their academic advisor to ensure students are maximizing their experience with general education.

For more information regarding the Colonnade Program, please refer to the Colonnade Program website for a summary of the Colonnade Program, information regarding language proficiency requirements, and how the current General Education Requirements map to the new Colonnade Program.


 

 

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