Kentucky Wesleyan College

Introduction

About Wesleyan

Kentucky Wesleyan At-a-Glance

  • Location: We’re located in Owensboro, Kentucky – a city on the Ohio River. KWC is just 40 minutes east of Evansville, Indiana, 2 hours north of Nashville, Tennessee, 2 hours west of Louisville, Kentucky, and 4 hours east of St. Louis, Missouri. Daviess County is home to 94,000 residents.
  • Academics: Kentucky Wesleyan College offers 29 majors and 13 pre-professional curriculums. Our student-to-faculty ratio is 12:1.
  • Average Freshman Profile for Fall of 2015: ACT=22, SAT=980 (Critical Reading and Math), GPA=3.27. Over one-third rank in the top 25 percent of their high school graduating class.
  • Faculty: More than 88 percent of our faculty have a Ph.D. or terminal degree.
  • United Methodist Relationship: Kentucky Wesleyan College is approved by the University Senate of the General Board of Higher Education & Ministry as a United Methodist-related academic institution.
  • Athletics: The Kentucky Wesleyan Panthers compete in NCAA Division II and are members of the Great Midwestern Athletic Conference. Intercollegiate men’s teams include baseball, basketball, cross country, track, and field, golf, football, and soccer. Women compete in basketball, cross country, track and field, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball.

Our Mission

Here’s our mission statement: Kentucky Wesleyan College, in partnership with the United Methodist Church, fosters a liberal arts education that nourishes and prepares students intellectually, spiritually and physically to achieve success in life.

So what does that mean? It means that for more than 150 years, we have served students in the liberal arts tradition, and for the next 150 years at Kentucky Wesleyan, students will learn to think critically, communicate effectively and live ethically in a complex, rapidly changing the world.

The success of every student is our top priority. Every course we offer and every experience on campus leads you to one goal – graduation.

As a new student, you will begin a personalized journey on the day you arrive on campus. We’ll help you create a unique roadmap for college success with academic, social and extracurricular goals.

Inside and outside the classroom, you’ll experience the encouragement of a close-knit community committed to your well-being and long-term success, and our vibrant, welcoming campus will offer you exciting social, service and leadership opportunities.

The Wesleyan Way

At Kentucky Wesleyan, we believe in an education that goes far beyond the textbook, the computer screen or the written exam. Leaders of the next generation are those who have been educated with a broad view of how relationships matter in the overall success of our world.

Consequently, we believe in “The Wesleyan Way” of learning and living. The Wesleyan Way is based on four principles we incorporate into every single thing that we do:

  1. We do everything with HONOR.
  2. We always SUPPORT EACH OTHER.
  3. We will COMPETE WITH INTEGRITY.
  4. We LOVE EACH OTHER in Christ.

Learn more about The Wesleyan Way.

Accreditation

Kentucky Wesleyan College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate degrees.

Contact the Commission on Colleges, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at http://www.SACSCOC.org for questions about the accreditation of Kentucky Wesleyan College.

This school offers programs in:
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Programmes

This school also offers:

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Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design

Online September 2019 USA Owensboro

The Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design online degree completion program is designed to help meet the ever-increasing demand for qualified and highly skilled professionals in the field of graphic design and other related fields. Students in this program complete a required core of art courses in which foundation principles of art and design are studied. After completing drawing and foundation design courses, students begin graphic design coursework that will focus on typography, branding design, publication, web design, animation and other advanced projects. [+]

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The Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design online degree completion program is designed to help meet the ever-increasing demand for qualified and highly skilled professionals in the field of graphic design and other related fields. Students in this program complete a required core of art courses in which foundation principles of art and design are studied. After completing drawing and foundation design courses, students begin graphic design coursework that will focus on typography, branding design, publication, web design, animation and other advanced projects.

Graphic Design Online Degree Map I. General Education General Humanities (3 hours in history, 3 hours in religion) 9 credit hours Aesthetics (3 hours must be in literature) 6 credit hours Social Sciences (in 2 different subjects) 6 credit hours Physical Education and Health 3 credit hours Natural Sciences 6 credit hours Mathematics (College Algebra, or higher) 3 credit hours Communication Skills (2 English composition courses) 6 credit hours * A Multi-Cultural Studies requirement needs to be met. Total General Education Credit Hours 39 credit hours II. Graphic Design Major Core Courses ART 100 Art Survey 3 credit hours ART 101 Beginning Drawing 3 credit hours ART 210 Graphic Design I 3 credit hours ART 211 Graphic Design II 3 credit hours ART 278 Digital Photographic Techniques 3 credit hours ART 310 Graphic Design Topics 3 credit hours ART 311 Graphic Design III 3 credit hours ART 382/383/384 Upper-level ART History (Actual courses depend upon transfer courses and courses scheduled.) 3 credit hours ART 403 Internship... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Religion

Online September 2019 USA Owensboro

The Bachelor of Arts in Religion online degree completion program is designed to help meet the increasing demand for qualified and highly skilled professionals in the fields of ministry, nonprofit work, business, journalism, and other related fields, as well as the pursuit of further education. The religion program at Kentucky Wesleyan seeks to cultivate an appreciation of religious diversity by familiarizing students with the development, beliefs, and practices of multiple religious traditions. Through the religion program, students employ interdisciplinary resources in order to recognize and engage the function of religion in history, society, and culture. [+]

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The Bachelor of Arts in Religion online degree completion program is designed to help meet the increasing demand for qualified and highly skilled professionals in the fields of ministry, nonprofit work, business, journalism, and other related fields, as well as the pursuit of further education. The religion program at Kentucky Wesleyan seeks to cultivate an appreciation of religious diversity by familiarizing students with the development, beliefs, and practices of multiple religious traditions. Through the religion program, students employ interdisciplinary resources in order to recognize and engage the function of religion in history, society, and culture.

Because the heritage of Kentucky Wesleyan College is United Methodist, we recognize that many of our students come from Christian traditions. At the same time, as a program in a liberal arts setting, the religion program at Kentucky Wesleyan encourages critical thinking and conversation about faith commitments. A course of study in religion develops the skills necessary to analyze and explain arguments about religion and religious positions as well as the skills to construct and present an argument.... [-]


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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Online September 2019 USA Owensboro

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration prepares students for professional careers in business and/or graduate studies. This preparation involves a curriculum that stresses analysis and communication, theory and practice, as shaped by the needs of the global business community. Ethics and values are emphasized in the curriculum, as well as technical efficiency and accountability. [+]

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The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration prepares students for professional careers in business and/or graduate studies. This preparation involves a curriculum that stresses analysis and communication, theory and practice, as shaped by the needs of the global business community. Ethics and values are emphasized in the curriculum, as well as technical efficiency and accountability.

Kentucky Wesleyan College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE: Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Accounting, and Business Administration.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice & Criminology

Online September 2019 USA Owensboro

The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Criminology online degree completion program is designed to help meet the ever-increasing demand for qualified and highly skilled professionals in the field of law enforcement and other related fields. The curriculum introduces students to the study of criminal behavior, criminal justice systems, social justice and law from a multidisciplinary, liberal-arts perspective. [+]

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The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Criminology online degree completion program is designed to help meet the ever-increasing demand for qualified and highly skilled professionals in the field of law enforcement and other related fields. The curriculum introduces students to the study of criminal behavior, criminal justice systems, social justice and law from a multidisciplinary, liberal-arts perspective. Students seeking a degree in criminal justice and criminology will study the complexities of and relationships among the legal, social, political, historical and psychological influences affecting crime, criminals, and law processes. The curriculum is designed to develop critical thinking skills and to prepare students for leadership roles in such fields as law enforcement, court administration, corrections, juvenile justice, probation, and parole.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in General Studies

Online September 2019 USA Owensboro

Kentucky Wesleyan College’s Bachelor of Science in General Studies is an online program that emphasizes the knowledge and abilities most demanded in today’s society: Oral and written communication, critical thinking, problem-solving, effective use of technology and global awareness. [+]

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Kentucky Wesleyan College’s Bachelor of Science in General Studies is an online program that emphasizes the knowledge and abilities most demanded in today’s society: Oral and written communication, critical thinking, problem-solving, effective use of technology and global awareness.

The General Studies online program offers you the flexibility to choose courses that meet your interests and professional goals in the following “core areas”: Behavioral Studies, Business Studies, Education Studies, English, Humanities, and Social Sciences. As an online student in the General Studies program, you will work with your online advisor to create a degree plan and course of study that fits your needs.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Online September 2019 USA Owensboro

The Bachelor of Science in Psychology online degree completion program provides students with knowledge about human behavior that is invaluable in any career. Students learn about aspects of themselves and others such as personality, perception, emotion, motivation, thought processes, child development, and psychological disorders. A bachelor’s degree in psychology is good preparation for careers in fields such as business, law, and social work. The psychology major also provides students with an excellent background for applying to graduate school in psychology and ultimately becoming a practicing psychologist. [+]

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The Bachelor of Science in Psychology online degree completion program provides students with knowledge about human behavior that is invaluable in any career. Students learn about aspects of themselves and others such as personality, perception, emotion, motivation, thought processes, child development, and psychological disorders. A bachelor’s degree in psychology is good preparation for careers in fields such as business, law, and social work. The psychology major also provides students with an excellent background for applying to graduate school in psychology and ultimately becoming a practicing psychologist.

Psychology Online Degree Map I. General Education General Humanities (3 hours in history, 3 hours in religion) 9 credit hours Aesthetics (3 hours must be in literature) 6 credit hours Social Sciences (in 2 different subjects) 6 credit hours Physical Education and Health 3 credit hours Natural Sciences 6 credit hours Mathematics (College Algebra, or higher) 3 credit hours Communication Skills (2 English composition courses) 6 credit hours * A Multi-Cultural Studies requirement needs to be met. Total General Education Credit Hours 39 credit hours II. Psychology Major Core Courses PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology 3 credit hours PSY 202 Statistics in Behavioral Sciences 3 credit hours PSY 203 Research Methods in Psychology 3 credit hours PSY 301 Personality Theories 3 credit hours PSY 306 Abnormal Psychology 3 credit hours PSY 307 Learning Theories 3 credit hours PSY 313 Cognitive Psychology 3 credit hours PSY 403 Senior Seminar in Psychology 3 credit hours PSY Psychology Electives (Actual courses depend upon transfer courses and... [-]

Contact

Kentucky Wesleyan College

Website https://kwc.edu/
Phone 800-999-0592