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9 Departments  |  1 School  |  44 Majors  |  33 Minors  |  11 Undergraduate Certificates  |  9 Graduate Programs

PCAL is home to the visual and performing arts, the humanities, media, and the social sciences. Our departments include Art & Design, English, Folk Studies and Anthropology, History, Modern Languages, Music, Political Science, Sociology & Criminology, Theatre and Dance as well as the School of Media & Communication.



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WKU welcomes you to our beautiful campus nestled among the impressive hills of Bowling Green, Ky. Official campus tours for prospective students are scheduled through the WKU Office of Admissions

Please visit the Welcome Center located in the Eva and Jim Martens Alumni Center upon your arrival to campus to obtain information, maps, event information and more.




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WKU offers a world-class education and strives to make it an affordable experience, especially for first-generation college and low-income students. There are also a multitude of scholarships offered through the College Heights Foundation, which is generously supported by our enthusiastic alumni and local community organizations.




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An internship can help you expand your knowledge and perspectives. Internship opportunities offer emerging professionals adaptable and transferable skills that will prepare you for meaningful work in the careers of today and the yet-to-be-discovered careers of tomorrow.

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With one of PCAL's Master programs, you'll gain the confidence to pursue your passion, go after a promotion, or switch careers. Let PCAL advisors and the Graduate School help navigate that next educational journey and connect you with engaged faculty to guide your path 

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Handshake is the ACDC's online career management platform. Employers partner with us to post open positions through Handshake. Students and alumni use it to search for positions, post resumes, sign up for on-campus interviews, find out about job fairs and events, and network with employers.

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PCAL Events

MHC Topper Orientation Program
  • Location: Downing Student Union || 1906 College Heights Blvd, Bowling Green, KY
  • Time: All Day
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Jazz Honor Band
  • Location: Van Meter Hall
  • Time: 4:00pm
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First Things First: Your Story, Your Words
  • Location: Gordon Wilson Lab Theatre
  • Time: 4:30pm
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Guitar Ensemble/Blues Recital
  • Location: FAC - FAC 0189
  • Time: 7:30pm
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