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Most courses are three credit hours. Exceptions are noted in the course descriptions below. 

**Students must have a high school GPA of 2.5 to participate in WKU's Dual Credit Program. New students must submit transcripts after applying. Any other course requirements are listed in the course description. 

Spring 2021 semester will begin Monday, January 19th. Spring 2021 tuition is $58 per credit hour. 

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3 Credit Hours


Art Appreciation-Arts & Humanities Colonnade/Gen. Ed.

An introductory study of the visual arts.


3 Credit Hours

General Biology-Natural &Physical Sciences Colonnade/Gen. Ed.

An introductory course in biology for the non-science major, which emphasizes the diversity and organization of life integrated with major principles and new discoveries


1 Credit Hour

General Biology Lab-Natural &Physical Sciences Lab Colonnade/Gen. Ed

A laboratory course correlated with BIOL 113 for non-science majors emphasizing the scientific process, biological concepts and biological organization.


3 Credit Hours

Intro to Chemistry-Natural &Physical Sciences w/ Lab Colonnade/Gen. Ed.

A one semester terminal course covering applied chemistry and environmental considerations which can be used for general education requirements in the science field for non-science majors and minors. In-class laboratory constitutes 20 percent of class. 

CHIN 102

3 Credit Hours

Elemenatry Chinese II

Continuation of development of basic grammar and functional language skills of Mandarin. Includes aspects of contemporary Chinese culture. Fulfills World Language with a grade of C or better.

COMM 145-closed

3 Credit Hours

Fundamentals of Public Speaking- Human Communications Colonnade/Gen Ed.

Focuses on the preparation and delivery of public speeches (informative and persuasive), with skills development in listening, teamwork, and interpersonal communication contexts.

CRIM 101

3 Credit Hours

Intro to Criminal Justice- Social & Behavioral Studies Colonnade/Gen. Ed.

Survey of criminal justice systems, including police, courts and corrections.


3 Credit Hours

Problem Solving & Programming

The fundamentals of problem solving, program design, and program development techniques. A high-level programming language is used and lab experiences are included. The course may not be counted toward a computer science major or minor. 

ACT Math [ Test Score: 22 ] or KYOTE College Algebra [ Test Score: 14 ]


3 Credit Hours

Intro Economics-Social & Behavioral Studies Colonnade/Gen. Ed.

A general introduction to economic concepts, ideas, institutions and methods of analysis with emphasis on the description of economic processes and the functioning of institutions in a market economy.


3 credit hours

Discover Teaching: Introduction to Teacher Education

Introduction to teaching including knowledge of teaching, ethics, professionalism, dispositions, diversity, and curriculum. Clinical field experiences are required. Students must arrange transportation and meet P-12 eligibility requirements to fulfill required outside field experiences.



3 Credit Hours


Introduction to Occupational Safety and Health

An introduction to the principles of occupational safety and health. A survey course covering the basic principles and techniques of accident investigation and prevention. 


3 Credit Hours

Introduction to Environmental Science-Natural &Physical  Sciences Colonnade/Gen. Ed

An introductory course devoted to the study of environmental issues. A general understanding of the application of science to solve contemporary environmental challenges. 

HIM 100

4 Credit Hours

Health Data Content and Structure 

Emphasis on the health information profession, interdisciplinary relationships, health care data management, documentation standards, methods of access and retention of image-based information and maintenance of health information in acute and non-acute care facilities. Procedures for maintaining vital statistics and specialized registries will be included.


2 Credit Hours

Medical Terminology

A course designed to acquaint the student with the specialized language of medicine and to develop communication skills in areas where use of medical terms is necessary and appropriate.


3 Credits Hours

World History-World History Colonnade/Gen. Ed.

A comparative historical survey of the major political, religious, and cultural developments in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas from 1500 to present.

LEAD 200

3 Credit Hours

Introduction to Leadership Studies-Social & Behavioral Studies Colonnade/Gen. Ed

An introduction to the basics of effective leadership including an investigation of leadership theories and assessment of leadership styles

MATH 109

3 Credit Hours

General Math-Quantitative Reasoning Colonnade/Gen. Ed

Terminal course for non-science majors suggested for the student who has satisfactorily completed minimum high school mathematics requirements and needs no further work in algebra.

Math ACT 19 required.

PS 110-Closed

3 Credit Hours

American National Government-Social & Behavioral Studies Colonnade/Gen. Ed

The essentials of the political system and processes, particularly at the national level, in the United States.

PSY 100

3 Credit Hours

Intro Psychology-Social & Behavioral Studies Colonnade/Gen. Ed.

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.

RELS 100

3 Credit Hours

The New Testament-Arts & Humanities Colonnade/Gen. Ed.

An introduction to the historical, literary, and cultural approaches to the New Testament with a view toward understanding and interpretation.

RELS 101

THE OLD TESTAMENT/HEBREW SCRIP-Arts & Humanities Colonnade/Gen. Ed.

An introduction to the historical, literary, and cultural approaches to the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) with a view toward understanding and interpretation.

RELS 102

3 Credit Hours

World Religions-Arts & Humanities Colonnade/Gen. Ed.

An introduction to the study of religion from Western and non-Western cultures. The course surveys and critiques definitions of religion and examines topics such as the historical, social, psychological, and ethical implications of a number of religious traditions.

SOCL 100

3 Credit Hours

Intro Sociology-Social & Behavioral Studies Colonnade/Gen. Ed.

Introduction to the basic concepts of society and culture, group behavior, population, class, minorities, community, social institutions and social changes.


Is the course you want full? Email Brittney Sholar at brittney.sholar@wku.edu with any questions.


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