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WKU Colonnade Program

Pre-2014 General Education Program Information


Students completing the pre-2014 general education curriculum at WKU are expected to demonstrate the following academic skills:

1. The capacity for critical and logical thinking;

2. Proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking;

3. Competence in a language other than the native language;

4. The ability to understand and apply mathematical skills and concepts;

5. An informed acquaintance with major achievements in the arts and the humanities;

6. A historical perspective and an understanding of connections between past and present;

7. An appreciation of the complexity and variety of the world's cultures;

8. An understanding of the scientific method and a knowledge of natural science and its relevance in our lives;

9. An understanding of society and social behavior; and

10. An understanding of factors that enhance health, well-being, and quality of life.

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 Last Modified 8/16/17