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Transfer Office
(502) 852-0166
transfer@louisville.edu
Houchens Bldg, Room 150 2211 S. Brook Street Louisville, Kentucky 40208

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B.A. INDIVIDUALIZED MAJOR

Effective Date: 8/1/2017 - 5/1/2019

Completion of the following curriculum will satisfy the requirements for an Associate in Arts degree at KCTCS and related baccalaureate B.A. INDIVIDUALIZED MAJOR degree at University of Louisville. This pathway meets the general education, pre-major, and program requirements.

The suggested courses in this pathway leads to an Associate and Baccalaureate major. The course recommendations for the first two years are required for the Baccalaureate degree, but also apply to the associate degree. The completion of these courses will enable a student to move efficiently into the last two years of the baccalaureate program.

It is important to discuss revisions to the plan, graduation requirements, entrance requirements, and other important program requirements with your advisor. Students who complete the associate degree in this pathway are guaranteed acceptance into the pathway as stated, unless otherwise noted on the pathway.

Sample 1st & 2nd Year Progression


Semester 1Credit Hours
GEN 100 (1) 1
FRE 101 (4) or GER 101 (4) or SPA 101 (4) 4
ENG 101 (3) 3
OC Course 3
SB Course 3
Total Credit Hours14
Semester 2Credit Hours
FRE 102 (4) or GER 102 (4) or SPA 102 (4) 4
ENG 101 (3) or ENG 102 (3) 3
Humanities Course 3
SB Course 3
MAT 150 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours16

Semester 3Credit Hours
Elective 3
Elective 3
FRE 201 (3) or GER 201 (3) or SPA 201 (3) 3
HIS 101 (3) or HIS 102 (3) 3
QR/NS Course 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 4Credit Hours
Elective 3
Elective 3
FRE 202 (3) or GER 202 (3) or SPA 202 (3) 3
SB Course 3
NS Course 3
NS Lab Course 1
Total Credit Hours16

Pre-Transfer Notes

The minimum required cumulative gpa for the program is a 2.75, as well as a written academic proposal.

Those with questions about the Individualized Major program may contact:
Liberal Studies
Phone: 502-852-2248
Email: jrhale@louisville.edu
Website: http://louisville.edu/liberalstudies/home

Additional KCTCS Graduation Requirements


1. Completion of minimum of 60 credit hours,
2. Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA,
3. Minimum of 15 credit hours earned at the institution awarding the degree,
4. Cultural studies course, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
5. Demonstration of computer/digital literacy, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
6. One science course must include a laboratory experience, and
7. Two disciplines must be represented in Social & Behavioral Science courses and must be different than those in the Heritage and Humanities categories.

Sample 3rd & 4th Year Progression


Semester 5Credit Hours
ENGL 309 (3.00) 3
LBST 300 (3.00) 3
Concentration 1 Course (your A&S minor) 3
Concentration 2 Course 3
Free Elective 300+ 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 6Credit Hours
WR Course 300+ 3
Concentration 1 Course (your A&S minor) 3
Concentration 2 Course 3
Concentration 3 Course 3
Concentration 3 Course 3
Total Credit Hours15

Semester 7Credit Hours
Concentration 1 Course (your A&S minor) 3
Concentration 1 Course (your A&S minor) 3
Concentration 2 Course 3
Concentration 2 Course 3
Concentration 3 Course 3
Free Elective 300+ 3
Total Credit Hours18
Semester 8Credit Hours
Concentration 1 Course (your A&S minor) 3
Concentration 1 Course (your A&S minor) 3
Concentration 2 Course 3
Concentration 3 Course 3
Free Elective 300+ 3
LBST 401 (1.00) 1
Total Credit Hours16

Program Notes

To be admitted to the Liberal Studies Program, a student must:

1) Have completed a minimum of 45 semester hours of college credit
2) Have a minimum 2.75 cumulative grade point average, including all transfer credit hours and grades if applicable
3) Submit a written proposal of degree program for approval by the Liberal Studies Committee. This proposal must be approved by the Director (Dr. John Hale) before the applicant can be accepted as an approved Individualized Major


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