4 Year Plan

Academic Calendar

The academic calendar for each semester contains important dates related to classes, registration, priority advising, add/drop, canceling registration, withdrawing from a class, academic holidays and breaks, as well as information about finals. When in doubt about a date, check the Academic Calendar.

Major/Minor Information

* Note: the 4-year plans are possible options to finish in four years, but are dependent on course offerings student preferences, and scheduling.

** Note: This is a plan for students who have changed their major or transferred into the College of Arts and Sciences and have already completed UKCore and College of A&S Requirements.

Program / Department
Description of
Major / Minor
Course Description 4-Year Plan USP (through Summer 2011)* 4-Year Plan UK Core* 2 Year Plan**
    All Course Descriptions      
Aerospace Studies/ROTC   X      
African American Studies Minor X   B.A.  
American Studies Minor X      
Anthropology B.A. or B.S. or Minor X X B.A. or B.S.  
Appalachian Studies Minor X      
Biology B.A. or B.S. or Minor X X B.A. (Minor Option) or B.A. (Topical Focus) or B.S.  
Chemistry B.A. or B.S. or
B.S. Biochem Option or B.S. Materials Option or Minor


CHE - BS - Traditional Option

CHE - BS - Biological Chem Option

CHE - BS - Material Science Option

Cognitive Science Minor X      
Creative Writing Minor        
Criminology Minor        
Earth & Environmental Sciences (Geology) B.A. or B.S. or  Minor X X B.S. or B.A. BA  or BS
Economics B.A. or B.S. or Minor X X B.A.  
English B.A. or B.S. or Minor



B.A. for English

Creative Writing Option

B.A. with Study Abroad 

Environmental and SustainabilityStudies B.A. or Minor X   B.A.  
Folklore and Mythology Minor        
Foreign Language and International Economics B.A. or B.S.  


Arabic  B.A. B.S.

Chinese  B.A B.S.

 French B.A.  B.S. German B.A. B.S.

Japanese B.A. B.S.

Russian B.A. B.S.

Spanish B.A.

Gender & Women's Studies B.A. or Minor X X B.A.  
Geography B.A. or B.S. or Minor X X B.A. or  B.S. x
Health Society & Populations B.A.     B.A.  
History B.A. or B.S. or Minor X X B.A.   B.S.  
Indian Culture Minor        
International Studies B.A. or B.S. or Minor X  


B.A. with Abroad Option

Jewish Studies Minor X      
Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies Minor        
Liberal Studies BLS    


BLS - S.S. 

BLS - N.S.

Linguistics B.A. or B.S. or Minor X X


B.A. Education Abroad option


Mapping and GIS Minor        
Mathematical Economics B.A. or B.S.   X B.A. or B.S.  
Mathematics B.A. or B.S. or Minor X X

Option A:

B.A. or B.S.

Option B:

B.A. or B.S.

Microbiology  Minor         
Military Science/ROTC          
Military Leadership Minor        
Modern Classical Languages Literatures and Cultures  (Fall 2015 to present)

B.A. or B.S. or Minor













Arabic B.A.  B.S.

Chinese B.A.  B.S.

Classics  B.A.  B.S.

French   B.A.  B.S.

German  B.A.  B.S.

Japanese B.A.  B.S.

Russian B.A.  B.S.

Neuroscience B.S. or Minor     B.S.  
Philosophy B.A. or Minor X X B.A. x
Physics & Astronomy B.A. or B.S. or Minor X X B.A. or B.S.  
Political Science B.A. or B.S. or Minor X X B.A. or B.S.  
Professional and Technical Writing Minor        
Psychology B.A. or B.S. or Minor X X B.A. or B.S.  
Social Theory, Committee on          
Sociology B.A. or B.S. or Minor X X  B.A. or B.S. X
Spanish B.A. or Minor X X  B.A.  
Statistics Minor X      
Topical Studies Major        
US culture and Business Practices Major   X    
World Religions Minor        
Writing, Rhetoric & Digital Studies B.A. or B.S. or  Minor X   B.A or B.S.      x


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