Western Kentucky University

General Education Requirements

General Education Requirements

Prior to Fall 2014:

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

 Last Modified 1/22/14