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PCAL Undergraduate Course Catalog 
Our course catalog contains a complete listing of academic information and degree requirements for all PCAL departments and programs.

Undergrad Course Catalog

PCAL 4 Year Degree Pathways
Each major (and concentration) has a sample 4 year degree plan to complete the major and WKU degree requirements.

4 Year Pathways

 


 

Advising Basics

Your Academic Advisor

All degree-seeking students are assigned a primary Academic Advisor. Advisors help students navigate through their college years and assist students in: registration, course, degree, and general advisement and support. You can access the contact information for your advisor(s) in TopNet under:

  • "Student Services", then "Registration", and select "View Advisor Information".
  • If you don't have an advisor listed, contact Dr. Ahmad Sims at ahmad.sims@wku.edu.

 

Schedule an Advising Appointment:

You must meet with your primary advisor prior to registering for classes for the upcoming semester to receive degree advisement and have your advising hold lifted. Contact your advisor PRIOR to your assigned Priority Registration date. You can schedule an advising appointment by:

  • TopNet Advising Calendar: Click here for instruction guide
  • Email or phone: contact your advisor directly
  • Priority Registration: Check for dates at https://www.wku.edu/registrar/ > Registration Guide.

 

WKU Colonnade (Gen-Ed):

PCAL offers the vast majority of the Colonnade Foundations and Exploration courses. 

Colonnade Plan Requirements

 


 
Registration and Degree Planning Tools
 

Schedule Planner

Schedule Planner works with TopNet and allows you to plan your coursework for the upcoming term(s)

Tutorial

DegreeWorks

Degree Works is a web-based tool that provides a clear and convenient method for students, academic advisors, and faculty to track degree progress, to prepare for registration, and to plan for graduation. 

Tutorial 

Icap

iCAP keeps track of all of the general education requirements, emphasis hours, elective hours, upper-level hours, and more.

Step-by-Step Guide

 


 

Important Dates

Jan. 18

MLK Day (University Closed)

Jan. 19

Spring classes begin

Jan. 21

Last day to drop/add for 100% refund

Jan. 26

Last day to apply for spring 2021 graduation

Apr. 16

Last day to remove an incomplete from fall 2020 or winter 2021. Last day to apply for Aug. 2021 graduation.

Apr. 26-30

 Final Exams

Apr. 30

2021 Spring Commencement

May 1

College Recognition Ceremonies

View the WKU Academic Calendar


 

 
Stay Connected

 WKU PCAL Diversity

 

 


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 Last Modified 3/31/22