University of Pikeville honors Class of 2018

The University of Pikeville honored the academic achievements of more than 300 graduates at the associate, baccalaureate and master&rsqu... Read more

UPIKE social work students honored

The University of Pikeville-College of Arts and Sciences honored its graduating class of social work students during the university&rsqu... Read more

Students from across the globe thrive at UPIKE, graduate with Class of 2018

Devon Sgubin, of New Zealand, and Yu-Chi Hsueh, of Taiwan, made the University of Pikeville their home. They join four other internation... Read more

UPIKE nursing students honored during pinning ceremony

Forty-four new nurses were honored during the University of Pikeville-Elliott School of Nursing’s 34th annual pinning ceremony on ... Read more


Undergraduate Curriculum

The undergraduate degree programs support the mission of the university through a quality education that focuses on the development of the whole person including the intellectual, spiritual, social and physical dimensions. The undergraduate curriculum is built on a broad liberal arts foundation that emphasizes communicative and quantitative skills; independent thinking; tolerance of diverse points of view; cultural, historical and ethical awareness; and preparation for leadership, civic responsibility and life-long learning. The curriculum has three components: the college general education (core) requirements, the major program requirements and sufficient electives to meet the semester-hour requirement for the degree sought.

Common to all baccalaureate degrees (associate degrees have specified general education requirements depending on the program of study), the general education requirements emphasize a strong foundation in the basic skills of reading, writing, speaking, problemsolving, and using technology. The general education curriculum also provides an introduction to the humanities, the sciences, the social sciences and religion. The curriculum is designed to allow early completion of basic skills courses so these skills may be practiced in subsequent courses. 

UPCOMING EVENTS

American Shakespeare Center presents
The Taming of the Shrew
Jan. 22
7 p.m.
Booth Auditorium

American Shakespeare Center presents
Sense & Sensibility
Jan. 23
7 p.m.
Booth Auditorium


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