Kentucky State University

Frankfort, KY

Kentucky State says, "A liberal studies foundation prepares students to think clearly, to argue persuasively, to write with clarity and liveliness, and to gain both a cultural and historical perspective on the human experience as well as an in-depth knowledge in at least one area of human thought. Liberal studies spark curiosity and broaden vision. Liberal studies education provides the tools by which people come to understand the world, one another, and themselves." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.kysu.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:1,757
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:9%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$8,184 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$19,638 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO

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    No credit given for Literature because a survey course in literature is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Arts and Humanities" requirement.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because an American government course is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social and Behavioral" section of the "Sciences" requirement.

  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because an economics course is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social and Behavioral" section of the "Sciences" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

  • 7. Science

    YES
  • Additional Information

    Notably, the seminar-based Whitney Young School Honors Program at Kentucky State University offers students a solid grounding in the history of civilization, scientific history, the Great Books, English literature, and classical language.

  • General Education Assessment

    Kentucky State University uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit www.voluntarysystem.org.

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/13/2018

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