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Western Kentucky University


Associate Degree Completion Track

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  • You will receive 40 hours block credit upon completion of all required course work with proof of current National Registry Certification prior to completing degree requirements.
  • You must complete 25 additional credit hours, 16 of which must be earned at Western Kentucky University.
  • You may transfer 9 credit hours from another university with approval of your advisor.


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Course Course Title Prerequisite Description
ENG 100 Intro to College Writing Minimum score of 16 on English section of ACT or successful completion of ENG 055 A course in effective college-level writing. Special emphasis on a variety of writing situations and effective ways of developing, organizing, revising and editing. Also introduces research skills.
SOCL 100 Intro to Sociology None Introduction to the basic concepts of society and culture, group behavior, population, class, minorities, community, social institutions and social changes
PSY 100 Intro to Psychology None An introductory course dealing with principles of behavior, scientific methods of psychology, measurement, learning, perception, motivation, development, personality, abnormal behavior, social behavior, intelligence, and other topics
SCOM 145
SCOM 161
Fund. of Public Speaking or Business & Professional Speaking None See course descriptions below
MA 109
MA 116
General Math or
College Algebra
High school algebra I & II and satisfactory score on Math Placement Exam; or Math 100 with a grade of C or better. See course descriptions below
BIO 131 Anatomy & Physiology None A basic anatomy and physiology course designed for students in physical education, home economics and health science careers. Emphasis is placed upon the concept of homeostasis and relationship of structure and function. Lecture: three hours; laboratory: two hours.
HED 247 Contemporary Healthcare Issues ENG 100 Prerequisites: ENGL 100C, sophomore standing. An introductory course addressing contemporary issues confronting the healthcare delivery system, patients, and medical professionals in American society.
  Category B Elective such as Art, Music or
Theater Appreciation
  All options for Category B Electives are listed on page 2 of the General Education RequirementsPDF document

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