UPIKE helps prepare biology major for next steps

With wisdom beyond his years, University of Pikeville student Kenton C. Hall is passionate about his future with a spirit of service.Read more

UPIKE to host ‘Ordinarily Surreal’ exhibit at Weber Art Gallery

The University of Pikeville’s Weber Art Gallery is currently featuring “Ordinarily Surreal” through Dec. 11. Read more

UPIKE to honor distinguished educators

The University of Pikeville annually recognizes a select group of passionate and service-minded educators in its Distinguished Educators... Read more

UPIKE to host ‘World of Jesus’ exhibit

An exhibit preview featuring artifacts from the first century is slated to open in Pikeville on Sept. 27 and will be on display through ... 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. 

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